findorule man page
findorule — command line wrapper to File::Find::Object::Rule
"findorule" mostly borrows the interface from GNU find(1) to provide a command-line interface onto the File::Find::Object::Rule hierarchy of modules.
The syntax for expressions is the rule name, preceded by a dash, followed by an optional argument. If the argument is an opening parenthesis it is taken as a list of arguments, terminated by a closing parenthesis.
find -file -name ( foo bar )
"bar", below the current directory.
find -file -name foo -bar
"foo", that have pubs (for this is what our fictitious
"bar" clause specifies), below the current directory.
find -file -name ( -bar )
"-bar", below the current directory. In this case if we'd have omitted the parenthesis it would have parsed as a call to name with no arguments, followed by a call to -bar.
I'm very slack. Please consult the File::Find::Object::Rule manpage for now, and prepend - to the commands that you want.
Extra bonus switches
findorule automatically loads all of your installed File::Find::Object::Rule::* extension modules, so check the documentation to see what those would be.
findorule [path...] [expression]
Richard Clamp <email@example.com> from a suggestion by Tatsuhiko Miyagawa
Adapted to File::Find::Object::Rule by Shlomi Fish (all copyrights disclaimed).
Copyright (C) 2002 Richard Clamp. All Rights Reserved.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
- Richard Clamp <firstname.lastname@example.org> with input gained from this
- and Andy Lester email@example.com.
Copyright and License
This software is copyright (c) 2018 by Richard Clampwith input gained from this.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.
Please report any bugs or feature requests on the bugtracker website <https://github.com/shlomif/file-find-object-rule/issues>
When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.
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Bugs / Feature Requests
Please report any bugs or feature requests by email to
"bug-file-find-object-rule at rt.cpan.org", or through the web interface at <https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Bug/Report.html?Queue=File-Find-Object-Rule>. You will be automatically notified of any progress on the request by the system.
The code is open to the world, and available for you to hack on. Please feel free to browse it and play with it, or whatever. If you want to contribute patches, please send me a diff or prod me to pull from your repository :)
git clone http://bitbucket.org/shlomif/perl-file-find-object-rule