What c lib to use when I need to parse a simple config file under linux?

Let's say I have a simple config file that my c program needs to read/parse.

Let's say it looks a little bit like this:

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Is there a standard c lib that I can use instead of writing my own parser?

Thanks Johan

Note: Today I have my own little parser, but there must be some standard libs that solves this simple problem.


  • libconfig but it does quite more than what you're asking