In Greek mythology, Augeas (or Augeias, , ), whose name means "bright", was king of Elis and father of Epicaste. Some say that Augeas was one of the Argonauts.
In computing, Augeas, a configuration-management library, runs open-source C code under the GNU Lesser General Public License (LGPL).
Augeas uses programs called lenses (in reference to the Harmony Project) to map a filesystem to an XML tree which can then be parsed using an XPath syntax, using a bidirectional transformation. Writing such lenses extends the amount of files Augeas can parse.
n. (context Greek mythology English) a king of Elis, best known for his stables, the Augean stables
Usage examples of "augeas".
The two others were Diores, son of Amarynces, and Polyxenus, son of King Agasthenes, son of Augeas.
They and their chariots with them had gone to the games and were to run for a tripod, but King Augeas took them, and sent back their driver grieving for the loss of his horses.
He was son-in-law to Augeas, having married his eldest daughter, golden-haired Agamede, who knew the virtues of every herb which grows upon the face of the earth.