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#!/usr/bin/env python
#-*- coding: utf-8 -*-
Dojotools - tools for your coding dojo session
Copyright (C) 2009 Flávio Amieiro <>
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; version 2 dated June, 1991.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
GNU Library General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, see <>.
If you find any bugs or have any suggestions email:
import os
import sys
from fnmatch import fnmatch
import subprocess
from time import ctime
from optparse import OptionParser
import gtk
import gobject
from ui import UserInterface
class Timer(object):
def __init__(self, round_time=300):
self.round_time = round_time
self.time_left = self.round_time
gobject.timeout_add(1000, self.update)
self.running = False
def start(self):
self.running = True
def pause(self):
self.running = False
def update(self):
if self.running:
if self.time_left:
self.time_left -= 1
self.time_left = self.round_time
return True
class Monitor(object):
def __init__(self, ui, directory, commands, patterns_file, commit=False):
'directory' is the directory to be watched for changes.
'commands' is a list with the commands to run when a file changes
'patterns_files' is the path to a file which contains a list that will
be used to filter the files we're watching.
self.old_sum = 0 = directory
self.commands = commands
self.patterns = self._get_patterns(patterns_file)
self.ui = ui
self.commit = commit
gobject.timeout_add(1000, self.check)
def _get_patterns(self, patterns_file):
Reads `patterns_file' and returns a list of patterns found in
the patterns file, so they can be used in fnmatch.
Patterns should be Unix style.
For more information, type help(fnmatch) in a python shell
with open(patterns_file, 'r') as f:
patterns = [pattern.strip() for pattern in f.readlines()]
except IOError:
'Could not find %s. Patterns will not be ignored\n'
% patterns_file
patterns = []
# Add patterns_file to the ignored patterns so it won't be tracked
patterns += [os.path.basename(patterns_file)]
return patterns
def _filter_files(self, files):
Filter a list of strings based on each item in 'self.patterns'
This function must be called every time `check` is called so we
will not ignore newly created files in the directory (that is why
files is not an instance attribute)
for p in self.patterns:
files = [f for f in files if not fnmatch(f, p)]
return files
def git_commit_all(self):
Adds all files and commits them using git
msg = ctime()
process = subprocess.Popen(
"git add . && git commit -m '%s'" % msg,
#if git returns 128 it means 'command not found' or 'not a git repo'
if process.wait() == 128:
error = ('Impossible to commit to repository. '
'Make sure git is installed an this is a valid repository')
raise OSError(error)
def run_command(self, test_cmd):
As the name says, runs a command and waits for it to finish
process = subprocess.Popen(
shell = True,
cwd =,
stdout = subprocess.PIPE,
stderr = subprocess.PIPE,
output =
output +=
status = process.wait()
self.ui.show_command_results(status, output)
def check(self):
Monitor for changes, ignoring files matching any item
in self.patterns and runs any command in self.commands when a file has
m_time_list = []
for root, dirs, files in os.walk(
# We must ignore all the files in .git directory because
# any commit changes them. Taking this directory into
# consideration would cause an infinite loop.
if '.git' in root:
files = self._filter_files(files)
# Be careful. The += operator works as the extend method
# on mutable objects. For more information refer to
m_time_list += [
os.stat(os.path.join(root, f)).st_mtime for f in files
new_sum = sum(m_time_list)
if new_sum != self.old_sum:
for command in self.commands:
if self.commit:
self.old_sum = new_sum
# This method must return True so gobject.timeout_add runs it again
return True
def parse_options():
usage = "%prog [OPTIONS] COMMAND ..."
description = """
%prog watches a directory for changes. As soon as there are any changes
to the files being watched, it runs the commands specified as positional
arguments. You can specify as many commands as you wish, but don't forget
to use quotes if you command has spaces in it.
""".replace(' ', '')
parser = OptionParser(usage, description=description)
dest = 'arduino',
help = (
'uses an arduino as a visual output'
default = False,
dest = 'commit',
help = (
'if this flag is used, a git commit will '
'be issued whenever the files change'
default = False,
action = 'store',
type = 'string',
dest = 'directory',
help = 'Watch DIRECTORY',
metavar = 'DIRECTORY',
default = os.path.abspath(os.path.curdir)
action = 'store',
type = 'string',
dest = 'patterns_file',
help = (
'Defines the file with patterns to ignore. '
metavar = 'PATTERNS_FILE',
default = None,
action = 'store',
type = 'int',
dest = 'round_time',
help = 'Define the time of each round',
default = 300
return parser.parse_args()
if __name__ == '__main__':
options, args = parse_options()
if options.patterns_file == None:
options.patterns_file = os.path.join(,
print 'Monitoring files in %s' %
print 'ignoring files in %s' % (options.patterns_file)
print 'press ^C to quit'
timer = Timer(options.round_time)
if options.arduino:
from arduino_ui import ArduinoUi
ui = ArduinoUi()
ui = UserInterface(timer)
monitor = Monitor(
ui = ui,
directory =,
commands = args,
patterns_file = options.patterns_file,
commit = options.commit,
except KeyboardInterrupt:
print '\nleaving...'
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