Dhall

Dhall is a programming language specialized for configuration files.

function
let double = \(n : Natural) -> n * 2 in double 4
/config/box
{ userName         = ""
, userEmail        = ""
, userStacks       = ["bos", "irisbox"]
, plugins          = True
, mrRepoUrl        = "git://github.com/CIRB/vcsh_mr_template.git"
}
{-# LANGUAGE DeriveGeneric #-}

data BoxConfig
  = BoxConfig
  { _userName        :: Text
  , _userEmail       :: Text
  , _repos           :: Vector Text (1)
  , _eclipse         :: Bool
  } deriving (Generic, Show)

makeLenses ''BoxConfig

instance Interpret BoxConfig
1 Dhall uses vector instead of list
main :: IO ()
main = do
  box_config  <- Dhall.input auto "./config/box"
  configure (box_config^.userName) (box_config^.userEmail)
#! /usr/bin/env bash
readarray arr <<< $(dhall <<< '(./config/box ).repos' 2> /dev/null | jq -r 'join (" ")')
for s in ${arr}; do
    echo "$s"
done