Use this tag for reviews of code that performs file system operations, such as creating, deleting, renaming, moving, copying, reading and writing files.

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Powershell photo sorter/mover

I'm just beginning in Powershell - This will be my first full project, start to finish, and it's quite small. I have already had experience in C#, which helps in this .Net based language. This ...
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Get list of files in directory with exclude option

This method returns the list of files (absolute path) in a folder (or tree). It allows filtering by extensions or filenames. The method receives the following parameters: ...
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Rebuilding WAR files in webapps directory

This script cleans up destination directory and copies file into it with new name. Can this intent be expressed more cleanly with shelly? ...
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Replacing thrown exception with more descriptive exception during file I/O

My code needs to open a specific file. Under certain (expected, but rare) conditions, the code will get handed a file path to a file that does not exist -- the path is expected to be otherwise valid ...
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Save File Manager

I made a class to manage saved file in drive with Swift, and I tried to do the best work. Can someone get me a feedback about this class? What can I improve? Is this a good way to save a file? ...
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MD5 hash comparison for two folders

Using this page for a starting point into comparing MD5 hash values from files in two different folders, I've put something together that outputs either Copied if ...
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Simple Ruby directory navigator functions

In the process of writing scripts to work with CSVs and other files of the like I found myself in the need of a way to navigate and select files for various purposes. I wrote the following function ...
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A program to shred files

The following is a program to shred files securely: ...
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Move and rename images into separate folders

Basically, we came up with this task at work. I was wondering if there's a shorter and cleaner way of doing the following in some other language (or even improving what I did with Ruby). We have a ...
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Directory Snapshot

The following code creates a recursive backup of a directory in the form of interlinked HTML files, structured in the same form as the input directory. It does not take the backup of the contents ...
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Replicating a file system

The goal of this is just to practice. I went off on a self-challenge to replicate something(So the names of the parts can be ignored), I'm not done yet (Though what is here is fully runnable), but ...
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Text files: Copy, Rename, Append/Merge together

I wrote 3 subroutines related to batch data processing, they will be used together. A bit of background, I wrote this for my admin colleagues who do not write code. An application dumps daily ...
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Recursive file copy function

I created this function and I'm unsure if it is sufficient for "real world use", because all code snippets on the net I found for recursive copy functions used functions like ...
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Torrent File Remover

This script to locate torrent files in a given directory, and if they have been seeding for 2 weeks, delete the files. I realize the comments are overboard. The reason for that is it's being shared ...
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FilesSynchronizer: Synchronize local and remote filesystems

I have written a library that syncs files between two filesystems. It works fine, but I'd like some other developers to have a look over the existing code. Maybe I can optimize something. It is using ...
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PHP class for file handling and creation

This is a very simple class to handle files. It allows to access, create and modify files in the system or 2 fake files (one in memory and other similar to ...
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Alerting for rapid disk growth

I have a server that is pretty stable (disk capacity) until a certain event occurs and then the drive grows over the course of two days until it is full. I wrote a very simple bash script but I'm not ...
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Do my Image Widths Exceed Limit?

I needed to find whether any image's width at or higher than a certain directory folder exceeds a limit. Is this code a good way of doing this, or is there a way in which it can be improved? I ran ...
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PHP include page index.php?page=GET safety preg_replace

I found a lot of working codes to include page in page on Internet but I could not find a safe code. So I decided to create one myself. The pages will be only stored in folder /pages/ and whitelist ...
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Process files in all subdirectories and save output to new files based on their current path

Sample files: ./data/foo/file1.xml ./data/foo/bar/file2.xml ./data/baz/file3.xml Corresponding output: ...
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Reading temperatures from /sys

I have this code which is working fine but I would like to use Java 8 NIO in order to optimize the code performance. ...
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Implementing dirpath(3p) and fdirpath(3p) functions

I'm implementing a dirpath and fdirpath functions, which allow to retrieve path from the directory handle (or its descriptor). ...
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Test runner for Scala problems

I'm learning Scala and could use another set of eyes on the code below. I'm creating a test runner for the 99 scala problems set. I figure between actually solving the problems and working through the ...
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Recursive filename search

I have created a little program to search a set of folders holding documents scanned. The folder structure is as follows: c:\images\year\month\date\documenttype\firstpartofdocumentNo.\ the ...
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Indenting a function to recursively find filenames

I wrote this function that recursively traverses a given directory resolves the relative file-names to absolute file-names and yields the resolved file-name if it matches a given pattern. You can ...
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Caching in PHP using the filesystem

I wrote a simple class to cache data on a filesystem. The class also provides an internal cache using a static variable to avoid reading from disk for each request. ...
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Moving repeated files from one folder to another

I want to scan my whatsapp images folder and move all the repeated images to folder named recycle bin to delete them later: ...
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Find relative filenames recursively in Emacs

I have a set of directories. For each directory I have a set of relative file names. I would like to select any of these relative filenames using completion, and then later reconstruct the absolute ...
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Walk a directory tree recursively

Any suggestions are welcome. ...
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Get list of the executables in the current directory

This is what I've done; ...
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Powershell search millions of files as fast as possible

I once asked a similar question but in C#. Now I have the same problem in powershell.. What is the fastest way, to search files newer than 15 minutes, in a file system with more than 1 million files? ...
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Error handling in directory iterator using promises

I wrote this example of IS.File.directoryIterator for Firefox. Can you please help me to review it so if an error occurs it is caught? I'm not so great with ...
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Python path-breaking script for use in R

R does not support line continuation as Python, and it's disturbing to have long file paths like /media/user/data/something-not-very-important-but-super-long/some-curious-secret-file.pdf and ...
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C# photo sorter

I am quite new to C#, currently working through a number of pluralSight courses. I've written a few small things here and there, but never anything that performed an entire purpose/function from ...
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Make file paths relative to the configuration file path

I have a configuration file which holds several file paths. If these paths are relative, I want them to be relative to the path of the configuration file (and not to the path of the user working ...
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Search through .xml files for text that exists anywhere in the file

I have about 1000 .xml files in different sub directories under one root folder. My root directory contains the below structure: RootDir\172\00ad8dc-bff\25.0.xml ...
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Check disk space against a threshold

The below script is one I made to check the disk space on mounted partitions under Debian Wheezy. I tried adding a -d switch to force printing out the used data, ...
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Monitoring directories for files that are generated by an engineering program

I have a service that monitors failure and success directories for files that are generated by an engineering program. I want to check the change was in the success or failure folder, and if it was a ...
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Find directories containing jar files and call other program to scan them for vulnerable versions

I wrote a Python script to collect a list of directories containing third party libraries and submit them all to dependency-check, a program that compares library versions to known-vulnerable third ...
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Fastest way searching specific files

I got thousands of files with a specific file extension in thousands of sub folders. Now, what is the fastest way to search with a pattern? I tried the method ...
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Filesystem-dependant unit-testing in go

I recently rewrote a piece of software to practice unit-testing. I decided to constrain myself and do dependency-free code, so I can do better and easier tests. I came to the following solution while ...
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Copy directories while changing Unicode filenames to ASCII

I created a short Perl 6 script copyfnameascii.pl to copy a file hierarchy I have, applying an URL Decoding to the names of folders and removing non-ASCII ...
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TrackDAO: what can be improved?

In this specific situation there is a table with trackdata and a form to add rows. For the sake of clarity I won't include the view-related code here. The added rows are added to a LinkedList when ...
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Enumerate directories to a given search depth

Since I had been in the need of finding directories from a startpath with different search depth levels, I created this little helper class. This class is using objects of the ...
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Copy a directory from source to destination

I wrote a program that copies a directory from a source to a destination, similar to the cp utility. For this, I used the essential functions: ...
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Rename files to titlecased

I wrote this Python script to rename specified files to "titlecase", for example: hello.txt to Hello.txt ...
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Rename files to all lowercase letters

I use this Bash script to rename specified files to all lowercase letters: ...
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Safely include requested pages without a whitelist

Is this pretty safe from breakout attempts? I'd rather not make a whitelist and check if the requested page is in the array since theres a ton of pages. And I wanna keep it clean. So I'm looking for a ...
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Counting the lines of a compressed file

This is a Python script for counting the lines of a compressed file: ...
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Handling thread interruptions in a directory iterator

This code is code written on a whim to help $someindividual asking for such a thing on $somechatmedium; what is needed is a way, ...