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guard(1) -- Guard keeps an eye on your file modifications.
Guard is a command line tool to easily handle events on file system modifications.
### start
Starts Guard. This is the default command if none is provided.
The following options are available:
`-c`, `--clear`
Clears the Shell after each change.
`-n`, `--notify` <FLAG>
Disable notifications (Growl or Libnotify depending on your system).
Notifications can be disabled globally by setting a GUARD_NOTIFY environment variable to false.
FLAG can be `true`/`false` or `t`/`f`.
`-g`, `--group` <GROUP1> <GROUP2>...
Scopes the Guard actions to the groups specified by GROUP1, GROUP2, etc.
Group names should be separated by spaces.
Plugins that don't belong to a group are considered global and are always run.
`-P`, `--plugin` <PLUGIN1> <PLUGIN2>...
Scopes the Guard actions to the plugins specified by PLUGIN1, PLUGIN2, etc.
Plugin names should be separated by spaces.
`-d`, `--debug`
Runs Guard in debug mode.
`-w`, `--watchdir` <PATH>
Tells Guard to watch PATH instead of `./`.
`-G`, `--guardfile` <FILE>
Tells Guard to use FILE as its Guardfile instead of `./Guardfile` or `~/.Guardfile`.
`-i`, `--no-interactions`
Turn off completely any Guard terminal interactions.
`-B`, `--no-bundler-warning`
Turn off warning when Bundler is not present.
`-l`, `--latency`
Overwrite Listen's default latency.
`-p`, `--force-polling`
Force usage of the Listen polling listener.
`-y`, `--wait-for-delay`
Overwrite Listen's default `wait_for_delay`, useful for kate-like editors through ssh access.
### init [GUARDS]
If no Guardfile is present in the current directory, creates an empty Guardfile.
If <GUARDS> are present, add their default Guardfile configuration to the current Guardfile.
Note that <GUARDS> is a list of the Guard plugin names without the `guard-` prefix.
For instance to initialize guard-rspec, run `guard init rspec`.
### list
Lists Guard plugins that can be used with the `init` command.
### -T, show
List defined groups and Guard plugins for the current Guardfile.
### -h, help [COMMAND]
List all of Guard's available commands.
If <COMMAND> is given, displays a specific help for <TASK>.
Initialize Guard and a specific Guard plugin at the same time:
`[bundle exec] guard init [rspec]`
Run Guard:
`[bundle exec] guard [start] --watchdir ~/dev --guardfile ~/env/Guardfile --clear --group backend frontend --notify false --debug`
or in a more concise way:
`[bundle exec] guard [start] -w ~/dev -G ~/env/Guardfile -c -g backend frontend -n f -d`
Thibaud Guillaume-Gentil is the main author.
A list of contributors based on all commits can be found here:
The changelog can be found at:
This manual has been written by Remy Coutable.
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