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Standard conformant utilities for resource paths of file systems and URIs.

Project description

The ‘filesysobjects’ package provides cross-platform-utilities for path addresses of file like resources. This includes the search and navigation features on file system structures with the application of regular expressions for pathnames intermixed with globs.

  • filesysobjects - constants

  • filesysobjects.apppaths - application resource path processing

  • filesysobjects.paths - file systems path processing

  • filesysobjects.pathtools - search, enumeration, and iteration operations

  • filesysobjects.userdata - user directories

  • filesysobjects.osdata - OS directories

  • filesysobjects.configdata - config directories

Supported platforms are:

  • Linux, BSD, Unix, Mac-OS/OS-X, and Windows

  • Python2.7, Python3.5+

Online documentation:



Project Data

  • PROJECT: ‘filesysobjects’

  • MISSION: Standard conform utilities for paths of file systems and URIs.

  • VERSION: 00.01

  • RELEASE: 00.01.033

  • STATUS: alpha

  • AUTHOR: Arno-Can Uestuensoez

  • COPYRIGHT: Copyright (C) 2010,2011,2015-2018 Arno-Can Uestuensoez @Ingenieurbuero Arno-Can Uestuensoez

  • LICENSE: Artistic-License-2.0 + Forced-Fairplay-Constraints

Python support:

  • Python2.7, and Python3.5+


  • Linux: Fedora, CentOS, Debian, and Raspbian

  • BSD - OpenBSD, and FreeBSD

  • OS-X: Snow Leopard

  • Windows: Win7, Win10

  • Cygwin

  • UNIX: Solaris

Current Release

Major Changes:

  • Changed interface to notation.

  • Python2.6 support dropped.

  • Python3.5+ support introduced.

  • Added advanced file and path search by glob and re - findpattern().

  • Added rfc3986 - level-1 with basic normapppathx() and splitapppathx().

  • Conformity tests for rfc1738, rfc3986, rfc8089, UNC, MS-SMB/MS-CIFS, IEEE/1003.1, see references section of doc.


  • Introduction of dynamic plugins

  • Support for name spaces of Windows

Known Issues:

  • Quoting/masking in http paths currently does not work, %-codes has to be used. Queries and fragments are OK.

  • Some minor non-compliance for rare esoteric cases.

  • Old style MacOS path names and special handling of ‘:’ by HPF/cli/finder are not supported.

  • OpenVMS path names are not supported.

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