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CLI utility for text search / replace.

Project description

psed

CLI utility for text search / replace.

This project is a simple replacement for the sed in Linux. I had enough issues with debugging the regular expressions, especially a few months after they were written, so I have created a replacement in Python. Feel free to use it, but the project aimed to cover my use case so it might not fit everybody. I plan to improve functionality in the future.

Installation and usage

To install, simply run pip install command. You need at least Python 3.6 interpreter.

pip install psed

Usage:

$ psed --help

Usage: psed [OPTIONS]

  Console script for psed.

Options:
  -i, --input TEXT    Path to the input file / directory.  [required]
  -f, --find TEXT     String to find.
  -r, --replace TEXT  String to replace.
  --inplace           Modify the file(s) in place.
  -v, --verbose       Increase verbosity.
  --version           Show the version and exit.
  --help              Show this message and exit.

Usage example

Input file:

[ERROR] Some error
[INFO] Some info
[WARNING] Some warning
[ERROR] Other error
[ERROR] There's a lot of errors
[DEBUG] And one debug

Run psed:

psed --input ./sample \
     --find '\[(ERROR)\]' \
     --find '\[(INFO)\]' \
     --find '\[(WARNING)\]' \
     --replace '[LIGHT_\1]'

Output file:

[LIGHT_ERROR] Some error
[LIGHT_INFO] Some info
[LIGHT_WARNING] Some warning
[LIGHT_ERROR] Other error
[LIGHT_ERROR] There's a lot of errors
[DEBUG] And one debug

History

0.1.0 (2019-08-26)

  • First release on PyPI.

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