configurator: Configuration management

[ bsd3, configuration, data, library ] [ Propose Tags ]
Dependencies attoparsec (>=, base (==4.*), bytestring, directory, hashable, text (>=, unix‑compat, unordered‑containers [details]
License BSD-3-Clause
Copyright Copyright 2011 MailRank, Inc.
Author Bryan O'Sullivan <>
Maintainer Bryan O'Sullivan <>
Category Configuration, Data
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Uploaded by BryanOSullivan at Mon Dec 17 20:17:25 UTC 2012
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A configuration management library for programs and daemons.

Features include:

For details of the configuration file format, see

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Welcome to configurator

This is a library for configuring Haskell daemons and programs.

Its features include:

  • Automatic, dynamic reloading in response to modifications to configuration files.

  • A simple, but flexible, configuration language, supporting several of the most commonly needed types of data, along with interpolation of strings from the configuration or the system environment (e.g. $(HOME)).

  • Subscription-based notification of changes to configuration properties.

  • An import directive allows the configuration of a complex application to be split across several smaller files, or configuration data to be shared across several applications.

Configuration file format

For details of the configuration file format, see the Haddock documentation.

Join in!

We are happy to receive bug reports, fixes, documentation enhancements, and other improvements.

Please report bugs via the github issue tracker.

Master git repository:

  • git clone git://

There's also a Mercurial mirror:

  • hg clone

(You can create and contribute changes using either git or Mercurial.)


This library is written and maintained by Bryan O'Sullivan,