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cachedir — tag/untag/find cache directories

Synopsis

cachedir [--config=FILE] [--dump-config] [--dump-memory-profile=METHOD] [--dump-setting-names] [--generate-manpage=TEMPLATE] [-h] [--help] [--help-all] [--list-config-files] [--log=FILE] [--log-keep=N] [--log-level=LEVEL] [--log-max=SIZE] [--log-mode=MODE] [--memory-dump-interval=SECONDS] [--no-default-configs] [--output=FILE] [--version]

cachedir [options] help
cachedir [options] help-all

Description

cachedir tags directories as cache directories, or remotes such tags, or finds tagged directories. A cache directory tag is a file called CACHEDIR.TAG with a specific content. See the specification referenced from the "See Also" section for details.

Options

--generate-manpage=TEMPLATE
SUPPRESSHELP
-h, --help
show this help message and exit
--output=FILE
write output to FILE, instead of standard output
--version
show program's version number and exit

Configuration files and settings

--config=FILE
add FILE to config files
--dump-config
write out the entire current configuration
--dump-setting-names
SUPPRESSHELP
--help-all
show all options
--list-config-files
SUPPRESSHELP
--no-default-configs
clear list of configuration files to read

Logging

--log=FILE
write log entries to FILE (default is to not write log files at all); use "syslog" to log to system log, or "none" to disable logging
--log-keep=N
keep last N logs (10)
--log-level=LEVEL
log at LEVEL, one of debug, info, warning, error, critical, fatal (default: debug)
--log-max=SIZE
rotate logs larger than SIZE, zero for never (default: 0)
--log-mode=MODE
set permissions of new log files to MODE (octal; default 0600)

Peformance

--dump-memory-profile=METHOD
make memory profiling dumps using METHOD, which is one of: none, simple, or meliae (default: simple)
--memory-dump-interval=SECONDS
make memory profiling dumps at least SECONDS apart

Example

To tag a directory as a cache directory:

cachedir tag $HOME/.cache

To remove a cache directory tag:

cachedir untag $HOME/.cache

To find all cache directories below your home directory:

cachedir find $HOME

See Also

http://www.bford.info/cachedir/

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