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Andrea Telatin ⚗️
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NAME

Proch::Cmd - Execute shell commands with caching capability to store output of executed programs (useful for multi step pipelines where some steps can take long) {beta}

VERSION

version 0.007

SYNOPSIS

  use Proch::Cmd;


  # The module is designed with settings affecting every execution
  my $settings = Proch::Cmd->new(
        command => '',
        verbose => 1,
        debug => 1
  );

  # Settings can be edited at any time
  $settings->set_global('working_dir', '/hpc-home/telatina/tmp/');

  # Create a new command object
  my $c1 = Proch::Cmd->new(
                  command => 'ls -lh /etc/passwd /etc/vimrc hello',
                  input_files => ['/etc/passwd' , '/etc/vimrc', 'hello'],
                  output_files => [],
                  debug => 0,
                  verbose => 0,
                  object => \$object,
  );

  my $simple = $c1->simplerun();

  say $simple->{output} if (! $simple->{exit_code});

NAME

Proch::Cmd - Execute shell commands controlling inputs and outputs

VERSION

version 0.0041

METHODS

new()

The method creates a new shell command object, with the followin properties:

command [required]

The shell command to execute

workingdir (default: /tmp) [important]

Command temporary directory, should be the pipeline output directory, can be omitted for minor commands like 'mkdir', but should be set for pipeline steps.

description

Optional description of the command, for log and verbose mode

input_files (array)

A list of files that must exist and be not empty before command execution

output_files (array)

A list of files that must exist and be not empty after command execution

die_on_error (default: 1)

If command returns non zero value, die (default behaviour)

verbose

Enable verbose execution

no_cache

Don't skip command execution if the command was already executed

simplerun()

Executes the shell command returning an object.

get_global('Attribute')

Returns the value of a setting given its name ('Attribute')

set_global('Attribute', 'Value')

Set the value of a setting item, given its name ('Attribute')

ACCESSORY SCRIPTS

The 'scripts' directory contain a read_cache_files.pl that can be used to display the content of this module's cache files. The 'data' directory contain a valid example of data file called 'data.ok'. To view its content:

  perl scripts/read_cache_files.pl -f data/data.ok

AUTHOR

Andrea Telatin <andrea.telatin@quadram.ac.uk>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is Copyright (c) 2019 by Andrea Telatin.

This is free software, licensed under:

  The MIT (X11) License