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 )
files named I'm very slack. Please consult the File::Find::Object::Rule manpage for now, and prepend - to the commands that you want. findorule automatically loads all of your installed File::Find::Object::Rule::* extension modules, so check the documentation to see what those would be.
-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.
Extra bonus switches
I'm very slack. Please consult the File::Find::Object::Rule manpage for now, and prepend - to the commands that you want.
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.
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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 git://github.com/shlomif/http://bitbucket.org/shlomif/perl-file-find-object-rule.git
- Richard Clamp <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Andy Lester email@example.com.
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Copyright and License
This software is copyright (c) 2020 by Richard Clamp.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.