Steven Haryanto

NAME

File::Trash::Undoable - Trash files (with undo support)

VERSION

This document describes version 0.11 of File::Trash::Undoable (from Perl distribution File-Trash-Undoable), released on 2014-05-17.

SYNOPSIS

 # use the trash-u script

DESCRIPTION

This module provides routines to trash files, with undo/redo support. Actual trashing/untrashing is provided by File::Trash::FreeDesktop.

FUNCTIONS

empty_trash() -> [status, msg, result, meta]

Empty trash.

No arguments.

Return value:

Returns an enveloped result (an array).

First element (status) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element (msg) is a string containing error message, or 'OK' if status is 200. Third element (result) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.

list_trash_contents() -> [status, msg, result, meta]

List contents of trash directory.

No arguments.

Return value:

Returns an enveloped result (an array).

First element (status) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element (msg) is a string containing error message, or 'OK' if status is 200. Third element (result) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.

trash(%args) -> [status, msg, result, meta]

Trash a file.

Fixed state: path does not exist.

Fixable state: path exists.

This function is idempotent (repeated invocations with same arguments has the same effect as single invocation). This function supports transactions.

Arguments ('*' denotes required arguments):

  • path* => str

  • suffix => str

Special arguments:

Return value:

Returns an enveloped result (an array).

First element (status) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element (msg) is a string containing error message, or 'OK' if status is 200. Third element (result) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.

trash_files(%args) -> [status, msg, result, meta]

Trash files (with undo support).

This function is idempotent (repeated invocations with same arguments has the same effect as single invocation). This function supports transactions.

Arguments ('*' denotes required arguments):

  • files* => array

    Files/dirs to delete.

    Files must exist.

Special arguments:

Return value:

Returns an enveloped result (an array).

First element (status) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element (msg) is a string containing error message, or 'OK' if status is 200. Third element (result) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.

untrash(%args) -> [status, msg, result, meta]

Untrash a file.

Fixed state: path exists.

Fixable state: Path does not exist (and exists in trash, and if suffix is specified, has the same suffix).

This function is idempotent (repeated invocations with same arguments has the same effect as single invocation). This function supports transactions.

Arguments ('*' denotes required arguments):

  • path* => str

  • suffix => str

Special arguments:

Return value:

Returns an enveloped result (an array).

First element (status) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element (msg) is a string containing error message, or 'OK' if status is 200. Third element (result) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.

SEE ALSO

  • gvfs-trash

    A command-line utility, part of the GNOME project.

  • trash-cli, https://github.com/andreafrancia/trash-cli

    A Python-based command-line application. Also follows freedesktop.org trash specification.

  • rmv, http://code.google.com/p/rmv/

    A bash script. Features undo ("rollback"). At the time of this writing, does not support per-filesystem trash (everything goes into home trash).

HOMEPAGE

Please visit the project's homepage at https://metacpan.org/release/File-Trash-Undoable.

SOURCE

Source repository is at https://github.com/sharyanto/perl-File-Trash-Undoable.

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests on the bugtracker website https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=File-Trash-Undoable

When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.

AUTHOR

Steven Haryanto <stevenharyanto@gmail.com>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2014 by Steven Haryanto.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.




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