Skip to main content
This is a pre-production deployment of Warehouse. Changes made here affect the production instance of PyPI (pypi.python.org).
Help us improve Python packaging - Donate today!

Grep implementation with replace

Project Description

Greptile

Fast grep implementation in python, with replace features

usage: greptile.py [-h] [-v] [-x EXTENSIONS [EXTENSIONS ...]] [-r] [-l] [-i]
                   [-g REPLACE_EXPR] [-f REPLACE_EXPR]
                   expression [file]

file search and replace with regular expressions

positional arguments:
  expression            regular expression
  file                  file path (or directory if -r is used)

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  -v, --version         show program's version number and exit
  -x EXTENSIONS [EXTENSIONS ...], --extensions EXTENSIONS [EXTENSIONS ...]
                        restrict search to file extensions (ex: .py .txt .java
                        .xml)
  -r, --recursive       recursively search in path
  -l, --list            list files matching pattern
  -i, --inplace         update the file inplace (with -g or -f)
  -g REPLACE_EXPR, --replace-global REPLACE_EXPR
                        global replacement expression
  -f REPLACE_EXPR, --replace-first REPLACE_EXPR
                        first occurrence replacement expression

Why fast?

Because it exclusively uses generators, reptile never allocates big lists, it always processes one line in one file at a time. you can do a search on big files and large directories like / recursively without memory overhead.

Examples:

Search "import" in ./greptile.py :

$ ./greptile.py "import" ./greptile.py
import re
import os
import sys
    import argparse

Replacement & easy grouping with python re.sub syntax :

$ greptile.py "\[(.*)\]\((.*)\)" README.md -g "<a href=\"\2\">\1</a>" | diff -u README.md -
--- README.md   2016-04-19 22:37:20.000000000 +0200
+++ -   2016-04-25 14:54:24.000000000 +0200
@@ -1,4 +1,4 @@
-![Agera](https://github.com/google/agera/blob/master/doc/images/agera.png)
+!<a href="https://github.com/google/agera/blob/master/doc/images/agera.png">Agera</a>
 Reactive Programming for Android
 ================================

Api:

import greptile

# Replace "import" by "export" from dir `./`, in all files and these extensions: .py, .xml, .java
greptile.replace('import', 'export', './', '.py', '.xml', '.java')

# Return filenames of all files containing the text "import" from dir `./` and .py, .xml, .java
my_list = greptile.grep_rl('import', './', '.py', '.xml', '.java')

# same as calling replace()
greptile.sed_i(my_list, 'import', 'export')
Release History

Release History

This version
History Node

0.9

History Node

0.8

Download Files

Download Files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

File Name & Checksum SHA256 Checksum Help Version File Type Upload Date
Greptile-0.9-py2.py3-none-any.whl (4.0 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 py2.py3 Wheel May 8, 2016
Greptile-0.9.tar.gz (2.7 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source May 8, 2016

Supported By

WebFaction WebFaction Technical Writing Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Heroku Heroku PaaS Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Rackspace Rackspace Cloud Servers DreamHost DreamHost Log Hosting