Copper provides the cconfig package that helps read hierarchical TOML files into simple Go structs. The TOML config files live in the ./config directory with a few out-of-the-box files such as base.toml, dev.toml, and prod.toml.
You are encouraged to extend and customize the structure of the ./config directory as needed for your project.

Extensible TOML Files

The configurations are defined in simple TOML files that support a special extends key:
extends = ["base.toml"]
destination = "HD1"
use_wormholes = false
In the example above, the dev.toml file defines a top-level extends key which is set to base.toml. As a result, any project that is run with the dev.toml config file will inherit all configuration values from base.toml.
Do not use top-level configuration values. Remember to group all values under a section so they can be loaded per package without needing a "global" app config.

Read Configuration

You can read a config section using cconfig.Loader#Load. The values are loaded into a destination Go struct. The config loader accounts for the hierarchy of all TOML files that use extends.
package starship
import (..)
func LoadConfig(configs cconfig.Loader) (Config, error) {
var config Config
err := configs.Load("starship", &config)
if err != nil {
return Config{}, cerrors.New(err, "failed to load starship config", nil)
return config, nil
type Config struct {
Destination string `toml:"destination"`
UseWormholes bool `toml:"use_wormholes"`
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