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An implementation of Apache Ant FileSet globs

Project description

Formic is an implementation of Apache Ant Globs in Python. The package can be used either from the command line or as a library.


Formic can be installed from the Cheeseshop with easy_install or pip.:

$ easy_install formic

Once installed, you can use Formic either from the command line:

$ formic -i “.py” -e “” “*/test/” “test_*”

Or integrated right into your Python 2.7 project:

import formic
fileset = formic.FileSet(include="**.py",
                         exclude=["**/*test*/**", "test_*"]

for file_name in fileset.qualified_files():
    # Do something with file_name

That’s about it :)

More detailed instructions and API documentation are available at

About Formic

Formic is written and maintained by Andrew Alcock ( of Aviser LLP, Singapore.

Formic is Copyright (C) 2012, Aviser LLP and released under GPLv3. Aviser LLP would be happy to discuss other licensing arrangements; for details, please email the maintainer.

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