Commit d62cbd3a authored by Michael Hanselmann's avatar Michael Hanselmann
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fmtjson: A tool to format JSON data



While debugging an issue recently I had the pleasure of looking at a
long, single-line string of JSON data. This simple utility makes it
possible to format such data into a readable format.
Signed-off-by: default avatarMichael Hanselmann <hansmi@google.com>
Reviewed-by: default avatarIustin Pop <iustin@google.com>
parent 7181fba0
......@@ -550,6 +550,7 @@ python_scripts = \
tools/cfgupgrade12 \
tools/cluster-merge \
tools/confd-client \
tools/fmtjson \
tools/lvmstrap \
tools/move-instance \
tools/ovfconverter \
......
#!/usr/bin/python
#
# Copyright (C) 2011 Google Inc.
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
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#
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# WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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# General Public License for more details.
#
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"""Tool to format JSON data.
"""
import sys
import simplejson
def main():
"""Main routine.
"""
if len(sys.argv) > 1:
sys.stderr.write("Read JSON data from standard input and write a"
" formatted version on standard output. There are"
" no options or arguments.\n")
sys.exit(1)
data = simplejson.load(sys.stdin)
simplejson.dump(data, sys.stdout, indent=2, sort_keys=True)
sys.stdout.write("\n")
if __name__ == "__main__":
main()
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