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Simple object-oriented access to a filesystem directory tree

Project Description

FS-Hopper is a simplistic and very thin abstraction layer for
accessing a filesystem directory tree in an object-oriented style.
The only two known filesystem nodes are directories and trees. Both
are implemented as new-style classes. Each method call to them (e.g.
DirectoryNode.get_childs()) will return instances of either
DirectoryNode or FileNode, allowing easy traversal throughout the

Additionally, you can define a set_root, similar to (but not really)
GNU/chroot. It is prohibited to create Nodes above set_root making it
easy for you to jail your code into a certain directory within the


Jail code into /tmp and create a working directory:

#!/usr/bin/env python2

import fs_hopper

workdir = fs_hopper.Directory('/tmp/fs_hopper')
print workdir

Recursively get all configuration files of some_app

#!/usr/bin/env python2

import os
import fs_hopper

name = os.path.expanduser('~/.config/some_app')
confdir = fs_hopper.Directory(name)
confs = confdir.get_subs('*.conf')
print confs

Read /etc/passwd

#!/usr/bin/env python2

import fs_hopper

passwd = fs_hopper.File('/etc/passwd')
print passwd.get_content()


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