mcm: Machine Configuration Manager

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Machine Configuration Manager (MCM) manages the contents of files and directories. One or more of those files can be a script, enabling MCM to control anything. Typically MCM is used to manage the configurations of user profiles, machines, systems and systems of systems.

  • The declarative language is simple and easy on the eye yet very powerful.

  • MCM is simple, fast and transparent.

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Dependencies base (>=4.5 && <5), blaze-html (>=0.7), bytestring (>=0.9), containers (>=0.4), directory (>=1.1), filepath (>=1.3), hostname (>=1.0), MissingH (>=1.1), polyparse (>=1.7), process (>=1.1), text (>=0.11), unix (>=2.5) [details]
License GPL-3.0-only
Copyright (c) 2013-2018 Anthony Doggett
Author Anthony Doggett <>
Maintainer Anthony Doggett <>
Category Language, System, Text
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Uploaded by AnthonyDoggett at 2018-11-03T15:14:16Z
Reverse Dependencies 1 direct, 0 indirect [details]
Executables mcmtags, mcm2html, mcm, commands2html
Downloads 2280 total (6 in the last 30 days)
Rating 2.0 (votes: 1) [estimated by Bayesian average]
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MCM - Machine Configuration Manager; manages the contents of files and directories
Copyright (c) 2013-2018 Anthony Doggett <>

Written for Debian and friends (though as yet only really tested on Debian and

MCM is designed such that it is easy for its inputs and outputs to be reviewed
and audited.

I hope you like this piece of living art.