emacs / lisp / find-dired.el

;;; find-dired.el --- run a `find' command and dired the output

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;; Author: Roland McGrath <>,
;;	   Sebastian Kremer <>
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;; Keywords: unix

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;;; Code:

(require 'dired)

(defgroup find-dired nil
  "Run a `find' command and dired the output."
  :group 'dired
  :prefix "find-")

(defcustom find-dired-find-program "find"
  "Program used to find files."
  :group 'dired
  :type 'file)

;; find's -ls corresponds to these switches.
;; Note -b, at least GNU find quotes spaces etc. in filenames
(defcustom find-ls-option
  (if (eq system-type 'berkeley-unix) '("-ls" . "-gilsb")
    '("-exec ls -ld {} \\;" . "-ld"))
  "*Description of the option to `find' to produce an `ls -l'-type listing.
This is a cons of two strings (FIND-OPTION . LS-SWITCHES).  FIND-OPTION
gives the option (or options) to `find' that produce the desired output.
LS-SWITCHES is a list of `ls' switches to tell dired how to parse the output."
  :type '(cons (string :tag "Find Option")
	       (string :tag "Ls Switches"))
  :group 'find-dired)

(defcustom find-grep-options
  (if (or (eq system-type 'berkeley-unix)
	  (string-match "solaris2" system-configuration)
	  (string-match "irix" system-configuration))
      "-s" "-q")
  "*Option to grep to be as silent as possible.
On Berkeley systems, this is `-s'; on Posix, and with GNU grep, `-q' does it.
On other systems, the closest you can come is to use `-l'."
  :type 'string
  :group 'find-dired)

(defvar find-args nil
  "Last arguments given to `find' by \\[find-dired].")

;; History of find-args values entered in the minibuffer.
(defvar find-args-history nil)

(defvar dired-sort-inhibit)

(defun find-dired (dir args)
  "Run `find' and go into Dired mode on a buffer of the output.
The command run (after changing into DIR) is

    find . \\( ARGS \\) -ls

except that the variable `find-ls-option' specifies what to use
as the final argument."
  (interactive (list (read-file-name "Run find in directory: " nil "" t)
		     (read-string "Run find (with args): " find-args
				  '(find-args-history . 1))))
  (let ((dired-buffers dired-buffers))
    ;; Expand DIR ("" means default-directory), and make sure it has a
    ;; trailing slash.
    (setq dir (abbreviate-file-name
	       (file-name-as-directory (expand-file-name dir))))
    ;; Check that it's really a directory.
    (or (file-directory-p dir)
	(error "find-dired needs a directory: %s" dir))
    (switch-to-buffer (get-buffer-create "*Find*"))

    ;; See if there's still a `find' running, and offer to kill
    ;; it first, if it is.
    (let ((find (get-buffer-process (current-buffer))))
      (when find
	(if (or (not (eq (process-status find) 'run))
		(yes-or-no-p "A `find' process is running; kill it? "))
	    (condition-case nil
		  (interrupt-process find)
		  (sit-for 1)
		  (delete-process find))
	      (error nil))
	  (error "Cannot have two processes in `%s' at once" (buffer-name)))))

    (setq buffer-read-only nil)
    (setq default-directory dir
	  find-args args		; save for next interactive call
	  args (concat find-dired-find-program " . "
		       (if (string= args "")
			 (concat "\\( " args " \\) "))
		       (car find-ls-option)))
    ;; The next statement will bomb in classic dired (no optional arg allowed)
    (dired-mode dir (cdr find-ls-option))
    (make-local-variable 'dired-sort-inhibit)
    (setq dired-sort-inhibit t)
    (set (make-local-variable 'revert-buffer-function)
	 `(lambda (ignore-auto noconfirm)
	    (find-dired ,dir ,find-args)))
    ;; Set subdir-alist so that Tree Dired will work:
    (if (fboundp 'dired-simple-subdir-alist)
	;; will work even with nested dired format (dired-nstd.el,v 1.15
	;; and later)
      ;; else we have an ancient tree dired (or classic dired, where
      ;; this does no harm)
      (set (make-local-variable 'dired-subdir-alist)
	   (list (cons default-directory (point-min-marker)))))
    (setq buffer-read-only nil)
    ;; Subdir headlerline must come first because the first marker in
    ;; subdir-alist points there.
    (insert "  " dir ":\n")
    ;; Make second line a ``find'' line in analogy to the ``total'' or
    ;; ``wildcard'' line.
    (insert "  " args "\n")
    ;; Start the find process.
    (let ((proc (start-process-shell-command find-dired-find-program (current-buffer) args)))
      (set-process-filter proc (function find-dired-filter))
      (set-process-sentinel proc (function find-dired-sentinel))
      ;; Initialize the process marker; it is used by the filter.
      (move-marker (process-mark proc) 1 (current-buffer)))
    (setq mode-line-process '(":%s"))))

(defun find-name-dired (dir pattern)
  "Search DIR recursively for files matching the globbing pattern PATTERN,
and run dired on those files.
PATTERN is a shell wildcard (not an Emacs regexp) and need not be quoted.
The command run (after changing into DIR) is

    find . -name 'PATTERN' -ls"
   "DFind-name (directory): \nsFind-name (filename wildcard): ")
  (find-dired dir (concat "-name " (shell-quote-argument pattern))))

;; This functionality suggested by
;; From: (Olivier Blanc)
;; Subject: find-dired, lookfor-dired
;; Date: 10 May 91 17:50:00 GMT
;; Organization: University of Waterloo

(defalias 'lookfor-dired 'find-grep-dired)
(defun find-grep-dired (dir regexp)
  "Find files in DIR containing a regexp REGEXP and start Dired on output.
The command run (after changing into DIR) is

    find . -exec grep -s -e REGEXP {} \\\; -ls

Thus ARG can also contain additional grep options."
  (interactive "DFind-grep (directory): \nsFind-grep (grep regexp): ")
  ;; find -exec doesn't allow shell i/o redirections in the command,
  ;; or we could use `grep -l >/dev/null'
  ;; We use -type f, not ! -type d, to avoid getting screwed
  ;; by FIFOs and devices.  I'm not sure what's best to do
  ;; about symlinks, so as far as I know this is not wrong.
  (find-dired dir
	      (concat "-type f -exec grep " find-grep-options " -e "
		      (shell-quote-argument regexp)
		      " {} \\\; ")))

(defun find-dired-filter (proc string)
  ;; Filter for \\[find-dired] processes.
  (let ((buf (process-buffer proc)))
    (if (buffer-name buf)		; not killed?
	  (set-buffer buf)
	      (let ((buffer-read-only nil)
		    (end (point-max)))
		(goto-char end)
		(insert string)
		(goto-char end)
		(or (looking-at "^")
		    (forward-line 1))
		(while (looking-at "^")
		  (insert "  ")
		  (forward-line 1))
		;; Convert ` ./FILE' to ` FILE'
		;; This would lose if the current chunk of output
		;; starts or ends within the ` ./', so back up a bit:
		(goto-char (- end 3))	; no error if < 0
		(while (search-forward " ./" nil t)
		  (delete-region (point) (- (point) 2)))
		;; Find all the complete lines in the unprocessed
		;; output and process it to add text properties.
		(goto-char end)
		(if (search-backward "\n" (process-mark proc) t)
		      (dired-insert-set-properties (process-mark proc)
						   (1+ (point)))
		      (move-marker (process-mark proc) (1+ (point)))))
      ;; The buffer has been killed.
      (delete-process proc))))

(defun find-dired-sentinel (proc state)
  ;; Sentinel for \\[find-dired] processes.
  (let ((buf (process-buffer proc)))
    (if (buffer-name buf)
	  (set-buffer buf)
	  (let ((buffer-read-only nil))
	      (goto-char (point-max))
	      (insert "\n  find " state)
	      (forward-char -1)		;Back up before \n at end of STATE.
	      (insert " at " (substring (current-time-string) 0 19))
	      (forward-char 1)
	      (setq mode-line-process
		    (concat ":"
			    (symbol-name (process-status proc))))
	      ;; Since the buffer and mode line will show that the
	      ;; process is dead, we can delete it now.  Otherwise it
	      ;; will stay around until M-x list-processes.
	      (delete-process proc)
	  (message "find-dired %s finished." (current-buffer))))))
(provide 'find-dired)

;;; find-dired.el ends here