cdist-type__clean_path - Man Page

Remove files and directories which match the pattern.

Description

Remove files and directories which match the pattern.

Provided path must be a directory.

Patterns are passed to find's -regex - see find(1) for more details.

Look up of files and directories is non-recursive (-maxdepth 1).

Parent directory is excluded (-mindepth 1).

This type is not POSIX compatible (sorry, Solaris users).

Required Parameters

pattern

Pattern of files which are removed from path.

Optional Parameters

path

Path which will be cleaned. Defaults to $__object_id.

exclude

Pattern of files which are excluded from removal.

onchange

The code to run if files or directories were removed.

Examples

__clean_path /etc/apache2/conf-enabled \
    --pattern '.+' \
    --exclude '.+\(charset\.conf\|security\.conf\)' \
    --onchange 'service apache2 restart'

__clean_path apache2-conf-enabled \
    --path /etc/apache2/conf-enabled \
    --pattern '.+' \
    --exclude '.+\(charset\.conf\|security\.conf\)' \
    --onchange 'service apache2 restart'

Authors

Ander Punnar <ander-at-kvlt-dot-ee>

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Copyright (C) 2019 Ander Punnar. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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Sep 11, 2020 6.8.0 cdist