Fix mkdir when trying to create directory with ~parent:true and a directory
ending with "/". For example:
mkdir ~parent:true "non-existent/"
v0.6.2 - 2020-03-26
hide modules for the implementation.
clarify usage of chop_extension/add_extension.
Move fileutils and fileutils.str in their own directories.
v0.6.1 - 2019-09-12
Migrate the build system to dune (thanks to zapashcanon).
Migrate CHANGELOG to CHANGES for dune-release.
v0.6.0 - 2019-08-25
Migrate CHANGELOG to [Keep a Changelog] format.
umask returns 0 on Windows, this is consistent with
Perl, Python and Ruby
Thanks to @dmbaturin.
Support for MacOS 9, since OCaml doesn't support it since 3.09 (Closes: #8).
v0.5.3 - 2017-11-12
Use bytes rather than string to be compatible with OCaml 4.06.0.
v0.5.2 - 2017-05-23
Test file existence with Unix.LargeFile.lstat in FileUtilRM.
v0.5.1 - 2016-11-02
Fix non POSIX behavior of cp with links when "recurse:false".
v0.5.0 - 2015-07-10
Major release to account all the API changes:
Rebuild the exception/reporting framework:
Remove exceptions in favor of a single exception per command and a
polymorphic variant tag.
Use a reporting function that can be passed as a parameter
[?error:'a error_handler] to most of the functions.
Reimplement functions to be more POSIX compliant implementation (Closes: OF#761):
(functions: cp, umask, chmod, mkdir, rm, mv, touch)
Make sure dead symlinks are handled properly (Closes: OF#712, OF#711):
derefenced when needed (functions: test)
offer the choice when possible (function: stat)
Implement symbolic mode that may have contextual meaning.
Improve documentation (add links to POSIX doc, reorganize content in section).
Split FileUtil.ml into multiple files.
Implement chmod (Closes: OF#416).
[cp] now propagate timestamp when invoked with [~preserve] (Closes: OF#709).
Upgrade OUnit to OUnit2.
Fix typo in cp (Closes: OF#816, OF#1317).
v0.4.5 - 2013-06-03
Fix fd leaking cmp (Closes: OF#1012).
Fix test suite for BSD system.
v0.4.4 - 2012-06-12
Regenerate with oasis 0.3.0~rc6
v0.4.3 - 2011-05-26
v0.4.2 - 2010-09-06
Apply patch from Rüdiger Schmitt, fix handling for '.' in find and ls
(Close: OF#418, OF#736)
v0.4.1 - 2010-09-01
Apply patch from S. Glondu to use the right find function in FileUtilStr
Fix some typo in documentation
Apply patch from Debian to use a byte plugin for ocamlbuild
v0.4.0 - 2009-09-09
Simplify interface, avoid nested module when possible:
Add filename information to all exception
size is now a 64bits integer, functions are restricted to 4 most useful
Str match is now separated into another module (FileUtilStr, package
All operations are now directly in FileUtil and not in FileUtil.StrUtil
Remove is_implicit, use is_relative as replacement
All functions of FilePath.DefaultPath are now directly accessible in
Default operation on string, use sub-module Abstract for abstract
FilePath.reduce don't reduce ".." except if asked to (i.e. no symlink)
CygwinPath related function use directly UnixPath
Make documentation more clear
Introduce fast operation for string filename: when possible to operate
directly on string use it
Drop parser/lexer for path: this is complicated and not efficient. Prefer
simple string manipulation which is more efficient
Replace build system by ocamlbuild, ocamlfind, a simple Makefile,
ocaml-autoconf macros and configure
Adapt compilation and test to Windows
Simplify rm and avoid asking question twice (Closes: #FS79)
Use Unix.LargeFile to handle huge file (Closes: FS#77)
Simplify size operation. Now all operation is done on Int64 (Closes: FS#76)
Implement FileUtilStr that allow Str.regexp match outside the core
FileUtil module (Closes: FS#13)
Add a wildcard on .a and .lib to allow installation on Windows
Update license header (Closes: FS#8, FS#55)
Accept "/" as separator for Win32 (Closes: FS#78, FS#83, FS#68)
For win32, use PATHEXT to locate executable with "which" (Closes: FS#73)
Don't suppose ".." can be reduced and test it (Closes: FS#10)
Fix "mv" and allow to copy data between filesystem (Closes: FS#6, FS#7)
Optimize FileUtil.find speed, now only 2x slower than UNIX find (was 40x slower before)
Change the version to 0.3 (lot of changes for a minor version)
Correct a bug that prevent sr@Ltn to be parsed (which comes from the
lexer of UnixPath, there is [^'.''/''\']* which can produce empty token)
Correct a bug that prevent to parse the initial current dir (ie produce nothing
when use find "." or find "/a/")
Changes the version to 0.2.2 in TopMakefile.in (closes: FS#33)
Stop removing Makefile in distclean target (closes: FS#31)
Change --enable-docdir --enable-builddir to --withXX (closes: FS#32)
Configure now test that ocamlfind is not detected and that we want to
use ocamlfind (closes: FS#34)
Correct error concerning parsing of "" as a current dir (closes: FS#40)
Correct error concerning the test Has_extension (closes: #41)
Use a new CurrenDir of (Long|Short) to denote the difference between "" and "."
Implement pwd (closes: FS#39)
Implement cmp (closes: FS#37, FS#38)
Implement new test: Has_no_extension | Basename_is | Dirname_is
Implement an anti recursion system (experimental, need to be tested) :
Use a type action_link: Follow, Skip, SkipInform, AskFollow
Maitain a set of visited directories
Implement new test: Is_older_than_date, Is_newer_than_date, Size_bigger_than,
Size_smaller_than, Size_equal_to, Size_fuzzy_equal_to, Custom
Rewrite the test: Is_older_than, Is_newer_than, now takes only one args
Implement type size and operation coming along (add, sub, convert, compare,
Implement type permission / base_permission and operation coming along (
Implement type kind (Dir, File...).
Implement function stat
Rewrite find, in order to be able to execute codes foreach filename. Very useful
for rewriting other functions (rm, cp, mv)
Use list argument in place of single filename for rm, cp
Fix a bug that prevent ls to be able to list ""
Reworked unitary tests: include test for symlink and anti recursion
Unitary tests change from Fort to OUnit test suite
Minor bug fixes to correct website aspect
Use module/functor to abstract a lot of operation.
Generate a decent ocamldoc documentation
Abstract regexp matching using functor
Separate the sysPath modules in two: Abstract and not. Abstract
permits to parse once and for all the filename, and then operate
on it. It allows to handle fast all operation. Concrete module
are only proxy that do the conversion to/from the Abstract
Introduce relation (updir, subdir, compare) to allow manipulating
filename in classical structure (Set, Map...)
Rename sysPath, sysUtil to filePath, fileUtil since it appears that it is
more consistent regarding the name of the library (i was not convinced, that
sysPath represents anything).
v0.1.1 - 2004-01-30
Fix some weird comportement with reduce (especially
when trying to reduce filename which try to .. a root)
and add the possibility to reduce relative filename
Rework on the way everything is made :
Support 4 different scheme of filename (Unix (the
native way), MacOS, Win32, Cygwin)
Each scheme use a parser/lexer to decompose his
filename and a .ml to handle the whole discriminant
element of a specific scheme (ie the way filename are
decomposed and the way path like variable are decomposed)
All the operation are defined relatively to the
discriminant operation in a functorized module
Each scheme produces a module from his discriminant element
and from the generic operation. These modules are defined in
Depending on the current environement one of the module above
is the default binding for all the operation.
Add SysUtil which try to create some portable file operation :
mv, cp, touch, mkdir, test, find. This module abandon any non
cross platform operation and will never support it (ie links for
example, won't be supported).
This release is an alpha release. 0.2 will be the stable one.
FS#XX: Flyspray BTS (pre-2008)
OF#XX: OCaml Forge BTS (pre-2019)