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Python implementation of GNU Findutils

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findtools

Findtools is a pythonic implementation of file search routines inspired by GNU Findutils.

from findtools.find_files import (find_files, Match)


# Recursively find all *.sh files in **/usr/bin**
sh_files_pattern = Match(filetype='f', name='*.sh')
found_files = find_files(path='/usr/bin', match=sh_files_pattern)

for found_file in found_files:
	print(found_file)

The above is equivalent to

find /usr/bin -type f -name '*.sh'

Install

You can install this library by via pip:

Develop

Alternatively you can clone this git repository. Then if you are using pyenv or miniconda as your local development setup

This will symlink you local copy and help you testign the package locally.

Test

You can run tests yourself with built-in unittest lib:

cd tests && python test_findtools.py

or with pytest:

cd tests && pytest

Package has been tested on python3.8+ and python2.7+.

Upgrade to latest with pip install findtools==1.1.0

Please report issues if this breaks for you.

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