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python interface for locate command

Project Description

## PyLocated

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A Locatedb interface for python

## Installing

pip install pylocated


## Usage

from pylocated import locatedb

#if you want to use default locatedb path you
#can use the class methods for it.

buffer = locatedb.find('', limit=20, ignore_case=False, regex=None)
files = buffer.getvalue()
print files

#if you want to setup you own path to locatedb

locate_db = locatedb(db_path='/var/lib/app.db')
buffers = locate_db.find("", limit=20, ignore_case=False, regex=None)
print buffers.getvalue()


## API

### locatedb.find or instance.find(): [name, limit=None, ignore_case=False, regex=None]
used to find the particular files in system.
where pattern inside regex find the matches of path.

### locatedb.count or instance.count: [name]
used find the number of occurences for that particular word.
equivalent to locate -c

### locatedb.statistics or instance.statistics : [name]
used to give the disk statistics
equivalent to locate -S

### locatedb.version:
return the version of locatedb you are using.

## License:
&copy; 2015 plasmashadow aka sourcepirate

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