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NAME ^

Rex::Commands::Fs - Filesystem commands

DESCRIPTION ^

With this module you can do file system tasks like creating a directory, removing files, move files, and more.

SYNOPSIS ^

 my @files = list_files "/etc";
 
 unlink("/tmp/file");
 
 rmdir("/tmp");
 mkdir("/tmp");
 
 my %stat = stat("/etc/passwd");
 
 my $link = readlink("/path/to/a/link");
 symlink("/source", "/dest");
 
 rename("oldname", "newname");
 
 chdir("/tmp");
 
 is_file("/etc/passwd");
 is_dir("/etc");
 is_writeable("/tmp");
 is_writable("/tmp");
 
 chmod 755, "/tmp";
 chown "user", "/tmp";
 chgrp "group", "/tmp";

EXPORTED FUNCTIONS ^

list_files("/path");

This function list all entries (files, directories, ...) in a given directory and returns a array.

 task "ls-etc", "server01", sub {
   my @tmp_files = grep { /\.tmp$/ } list_files("/etc");
 };

This command will not be reported.

ls($path)

Just an alias for list_files

symlink($from, $to)

This function will create a symlink from $from to $to.

 task "symlink", "server01", sub {
   symlink("/var/www/versions/1.0.0", "/var/www/html");
 };
ln($from, $to)

ln is an alias for symlink

unlink($file)

This function will remove the given file.

 task "unlink", "server01", sub {
   unlink("/tmp/testfile");
 };
rm($file)

This is an alias for unlink.

rmdir($dir)

This function will remove the given directory.

 task "rmdir", "server01", sub {
   rmdir("/tmp");
 };

Since: 0.45 Please use the file() resource instead.

 task "prepare", sub {
   file "/tmp",
     ensure => "absent";
 };
mkdir($newdir)

This function will create a new directory.

Since: 0.45 Please use the file() resource instead.

 task "prepare", sub {
   file "/tmp",
     ensure => "directory",
     owner  => "root",
     group  => "root",
     mode   => 1777;
 };
 
 task "mkdir", "server01", sub {
   mkdir "/tmp";
 
   mkdir "/tmp",
     owner => "root",
     group => "root",
     mode => 1777;
 };
chown($owner, $file)

Change the owner of a file or a directory.

 chown "www-data", "/var/www/html";
 
 chown "www-data", "/var/www/html",
                recursive => 1;

This command will not be reported.

If you want to use reports, please use the file() resource instead.

chgrp($group, $file)

Change the group of a file or a directory.

 chgrp "nogroup", "/var/www/html";
 
 chgrp "nogroup", "/var/www/html",
              recursive => 1;

This command will not be reported.

If you want to use reports, please use the file() resource instead.

chmod($mode, $file)

Change the permissions of a file or a directory.

 chmod 755, "/var/www/html";
 
 chmod 755, "/var/www/html",
          recursive => 1;

This command will not be reported.

If you want to use reports, please use the file() resource instead.

stat($file)

This function will return a hash with the following information about a file or directory.

mode
size
uid
gid
atime
mtime
 task "stat", "server01", sub {
   my %file_stat = stat("/etc/passwd");
 };

This command will not be reported.

is_file($file)

This function tests if $file is a file. Returns 1 if true. 0 if false.

 task "isfile", "server01", sub {
   if( is_file("/etc/passwd") ) {
     say "it is a file.";
   }
   else {
     say "hm, this is not a file.";
   }
 };

This command will not be reported.

is_dir($dir)

This function tests if $dir is a directory. Returns 1 if true. 0 if false.

 task "isdir", "server01", sub {
   if( is_dir("/etc") ) {
     say "it is a directory.";
   }
   else {
     say "hm, this is not a directory.";
   }
 };

This command will not be reported.

is_symlink($file)

This function tests if $file is a symlink. Returns 1 if true. 0 if false.

 task "issym", "server01", sub {
   if( is_symlink("/etc/foo.txt") ) {
     say "it is a symlink.";
   }
   else {
     say "hm, this is not a symlink.";
   }
 };

This command will not be reported.

is_readable($file)

This function tests if $file is readable. It returns 1 if true. 0 if false.

 task "readable", "server01", sub {
   if( is_readable("/etc/passwd") ) {
     say "passwd is readable";
   }
   else {
     say "not readable.";
   }
 };

This command will not be reported.

is_writable($file)

This function tests if $file is writable. It returns 1 if true. 0 if false.

 task "writable", "server01", sub {
   if( is_writable("/etc/passwd") ) {
     say "passwd is writable";
   }
   else {
     say "not writable.";
   }
 };

This command will not be reported.

is_writeable($file)

This is only an alias for is_writable.

This command will not be reported.

readlink($link)

This function returns the link endpoint if $link is a symlink. If $link is not a symlink it will die.

 task "islink", "server01", sub {
   my $link;
   eval {
     $link = readlink("/tmp/testlink");
   };
 
   say "this is a link" if($link);
 };

This command will not be reported.

rename($old, $new)

This function will rename $old to $new. Will return 1 on success and 0 on failure.

 task "rename", "server01", sub {
   rename("/tmp/old", "/tmp/new");
 };
mv($old, $new)

mv is an alias for rename.

chdir($newdir)

This function will change the current workdirectory to $newdir. This function currently only works local.

 task "chdir", "server01", sub {
   chdir("/tmp");
 };

This command will not be reported.

cd($newdir)

This is an alias of chdir.

df([$device])

This function returns a hashRef reflecting the output of df

 task "df", "server01", sub {
    my $df = df();
    my $df_on_sda1 = df("/dev/sda1");
 };

This command will not be reported.

du($path)

Returns the disk usage of $path.

 task "du", "server01", sub {
   say "size of /var/www: " . du("/var/www");
 };

This command will not be reported.

cp($source, $destination)

cp will copy $source to $destination (it is recursive)

 task "cp", "server01", sub {
    cp("/var/www", "/var/www.old");
 };
mount($device, $mount_point, @options)

Mount devices.

 task "mount", "server01", sub {
   mount "/dev/sda5", "/tmp";
   mount "/dev/sda6", "/mnt/sda6",
          ensure    => "present",
          fs        => "ext3",
          options   => [qw/noatime async/],
          on_change => sub { say "device mounted"; };
   #
   # mount persistent with entry in /etc/fstab
 
   mount "/dev/sda6", "/mnt/sda6",
          ensure     => "persistent",
          fs         => "ext3",
          options    => [qw/noatime async/],
          on_change  => sub { say "device mounted"; };
 
   # to umount a device
  mount "/dev/sda6", "/mnt/sda6",
          ensure => "absent";
 
 };
umount($mount_point)

Unmount device.

 task "umount", "server01", sub {
   umount "/tmp";
 };
glob($glob)
 task "glob", "server1", sub {
   my @files_with_p = grep { is_file($_) } glob("/etc/p*");
 };

This command will not be reported.

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