skip to navigation
skip to content

Not Logged In

filevault 0.1.0

filevault: manage a tree of directories and files

Latest Version: 0.1.2

filevault

filevault is a class for managing a tree of files on the filesystem.

A Vault will:

  • Create a directory tree of custom depth
  • Spreads files out which keeps CLI snappy when traversing the tree
  • Scale to hundreds of thousands of files
  • Obfuscate directory paths and filenames

how to install

Setuptools:

easy_install filevault

Pip:

pip install filevault

how to use

How to create a default Vault object:

from filevault import Vault

v = Vault()

You may (and should) customize the Vault instance. Here are the arguments:

vaultpath
Where should the tree be created? Defaults to 'vault' in pwd.
depth
How deep should the tree span? Defaults to 3 directories deep.
salt
Add a custom salt for a unique and more secure tree, defaults to 'changeme'

Another custom example:

from filevault import Vault

v = Vault( vaultpath="/tmp/for-test", depth=2, salt="sugar" )

Now that we have a Vault object named v, we may review its two methods:

create_filename( seed, ext='' )
Create a valid vault filename seeded with input. Optional extension.
create_random_filename( ext='' )
Create a valid vault filename seeded with random input. Optional extension.

Here is a full example:

# import Vault class
from filevault import Vault

# create vault object named v, with custom path, depth, and salt
v = Vault( vaultpath="/tmp/for-test", depth=2, salt="sugar" )

# print a valid vault filename with extension
print v.create_filename( "my-first-file", ".png" )

# result:
# 3/9/3993817d4f9b3867c6db29b23c9d2ff9bb8a87d89426002adbb6ed34289d9e32.png

print v.create_filename( "my-first-file", ".png" )

# Same result:
# 3/9/3993817d4f9b3867c6db29b23c9d2ff9bb8a87d89426002adbb6ed34289d9e32.png

# print a random valid vault filename without extension
v.create_random_filename()

# result:
# 6/1/6169d6ee0ac0bc63ab667fb94d9cc747df0c03596ac43e24a51b3517d74bdc42

how can I thank you?

Check out my webpage to screenshot service and give me some feedback, tips, or advice. Every little bit of help counts.

 
File Type Py Version Uploaded on Size
filevault-0.1.0-py2.7.egg (md5) Python Egg 2.7 2013-01-15 3KB
filevault-0.1.0.tar.gz (md5) Source 2013-01-15 2KB
  • Downloads (All Versions):
  • 7 downloads in the last day
  • 88 downloads in the last week
  • 526 downloads in the last month