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Last active Dec 21, 2015

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sed one-liners to deal with .ini / .conf files
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# Get all sections from .INI file
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sed -n 's/^[ \t]*\[\(.*\)\].*/\1/p' /etc/samba/smb.conf
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# Get all values of given section in a clean key=value form
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section=global; sed -n '/^[ \t]*\['"$section"'\]/,/^[ \]t*\[/s/^[ \t]*\([^;#\[][^ \t]*\)[ \t]*=[ \t]*\(.*\)/\1=\2/p' /etc/samba/smb.conf
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# Get a specific value for a given key and section
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section=global; key=workgroup; sed -n '/^[ \t]*\['"$section"'\]/,/^[ \]t*\[/s/^[ \t]*'"$key"'[ \t]*=[ \t]*\(.*\)/\1/p' /etc/samba/smb.conf
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