get_config

astropy.config.get_config(packageormod=None, reload=False)[source]

Gets the configuration object or section associated with a particular package or module.

Parameters
packageormodstr or None

The package for which to retrieve the configuration object. If a string, it must be a valid package name, or if None, the package from which this function is called will be used.

reloadbool, optional

Reload the file, even if we have it cached.

Returns
cfgobjconfigobj.ConfigObj or configobj.Section

If the requested package is a base package, this will be the configobj.ConfigObj for that package, or if it is a subpackage or module, it will return the relevant configobj.Section object.

Raises
RuntimeError

If packageormod is None, but the package this item is created from cannot be determined.