7.3.16. config_get

7.3.16.1. Summary

New in version 5.1.2.

config_get command returns the value of the specified configuration item.

7.3.16.2. Syntax

This command takes only one required parameter:

config_get key

7.3.16.3. Usage

Here is an example to set a value to alias.column configuration item and get the value:

Execution example:

config_set alias.column Aliases.real_name
# [[0, 1337566253.89858, 0.000355720520019531], true]
config_get alias.column
# [[0, 1337566253.89858, 0.000355720520019531], "Aliases.real_name"]

Here is an example to get nonexistent configuration item value:

Execution example:

config_get nonexistent
# [[0, 1337566253.89858, 0.000355720520019531], ""]

config_get returns an empty string for nonexistent configuration item key.

7.3.16.4. Parameters

This section describes all parameters.

7.3.16.4.1. Required parameters

There is one required parameter.

7.3.16.4.1.1. key

Specifies the key of target configuration item.

The max key size is 4KiB.

You can't use an empty string as key.

7.3.16.4.2. Optional parameters

There is no optional parameter.

7.3.16.5. Return value

config_get command returns the value of the specified configuration item:

[HEADER, VALUE]

7.3.16.5.2. VALUE

VALUE is the value of the configuration item specified by key. It's a string.