Thread: New Program for Darwin: walk
01-03-2007, 04:39 PM #1
New Program for Darwin: walk
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- Apr 29, 2006
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- iMac 27" 3.4 GHz, 256 GB SSD, 2 TB HDD, 8 GB RAM
I have just released the Mac OS X Terminal version of my unix and Linux "walk" command line utility to my www.campbell-tx.net web site.
walk descends a folder hierarchy, excuting the supplied command at each level of the hierarchy. For example, the following command:
$ walk /Users/your_id "rm *.bak"
will walk through all subfolders of your home directory, deleting all those annoying backup files that many text editors such as vi/vim create each time you edit a file. This makes it very convenient for cleaning up junk that accumulates over time. If you are a developer:
$ walk your_development_root_folder "rm *.o"
will remove all of your accumulated object files from compiling. Again, a nice clean up mechanism.
You can find walk at www.campbell-tx.net, under the CampbellWare, Utilities, Mac OS X Utilities navigation path.
walk, like all CampbellWare software, is released under the terms of GPLv2, and includes full source code and unlimited right to use, modify and repackage. Enjoy!My Macs: iMac 27" 3.4 GHz, Mac Pro 3.2 GHz, PowerMac G5 Quad 2.5 GHz, G4 Cube with 1.2 GHz Upgrade
My iStuff: 64GB iPhone 5, 64GB iPad4, 30GB iPod Video, 16GB iPod Touch
My OS': Mac OS X Lion, Mac OS X Snow Leopard, Mac OS X Tiger, Mac OS 9.2.2, openSUSE 10.3
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