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// UKFileFinder.m
// Shovel
// Created by Uli Kusterer on Wed Mar 24 2004.
// Copyright (c) 2004 Uli Kusterer.
// This software is provided 'as-is', without any express or implied
// warranty. In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages
// arising from the use of this software.
// Permission is granted to anyone to use this software for any purpose,
// including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it
// freely, subject to the following restrictions:
// 1. The origin of this software must not be misrepresented; you must not
// claim that you wrote the original software. If you use this software
// in a product, an acknowledgment in the product documentation would be
// appreciated but is not required.
// 2. Altered source versions must be plainly marked as such, and must not be
// misrepresented as being the original software.
// 3. This notice may not be removed or altered from any source
// distribution.
#import "UKFileFinder.h"
@implementation UKFileFinder
+(id) fileFinderForFolder: (NSString*)folder withPattern: (NSString*)pattern
return [[[self alloc] initForFolder: folder withPattern: pattern] autorelease];
-(id) initForFolder: (NSString*)folder withPattern: (NSString*)pattern
self = [super init];
if( !self )
return nil;
tempBuffer = [[NSMutableString alloc] init];
findPipe = [[NSPipe alloc] init];
NSFileHandle* fHand = [findPipe fileHandleForReading];
findTask = [[NSTask alloc] init];
[findTask setLaunchPath: @"/usr/bin/find"];
[findTask setArguments: [NSArray arrayWithObjects: folder, @"-name", pattern, nil]];
[findTask setStandardOutput: findPipe];
[[NSNotificationCenter defaultCenter] addObserver: self selector: @selector(captureOutput:)
name: NSFileHandleReadCompletionNotification object: fHand];
[fHand readInBackgroundAndNotify];
[findTask launch];
return self;
-(void) dealloc
[[NSNotificationCenter defaultCenter] removeObserver:self
name:NSFileHandleReadCompletionNotification object: [findPipe fileHandleForReading]];
[findTask release];
findTask = nil;
[tempBuffer release];
tempBuffer = nil;
[findPipe release];
findPipe = nil;
[super dealloc];
-(NSString*) nextObject
NSCharacterSet* charset = [NSCharacterSet characterSetWithCharactersInString: @"\n\r"];
[lastPath release];
lastPath = nil;
while( (findTask && [findTask isRunning]) || [tempBuffer length] > 0 )
[[NSRunLoop currentRunLoop] runUntilDate: [NSDate dateWithTimeIntervalSinceNow: 1]];
NSRange breakRange = [tempBuffer rangeOfCharacterFromSet: charset];
if( breakRange.location != NSNotFound || breakRange.length > 0 )
lastPath = [[tempBuffer substringToIndex: breakRange.location] retain];
breakRange.length += breakRange.location;
breakRange.location = 0;
[tempBuffer deleteCharactersInRange: breakRange];
NSLog(@"Size: %d.",[tempBuffer length]);
return lastPath;
else if( !findTask )
lastPath = tempBuffer;
tempBuffer = [[NSMutableString alloc] init];
return lastPath;
return nil;
-(NSDictionary*) fileAttributes
return [[NSFileManager defaultManager] fileAttributesAtPath: lastPath traverseLink: NO];
-(void) captureOutput: (NSNotification*)notif
NSAutoreleasePool* pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];
NSFileHandle* theHand = [notif object];
NSData* theData = [[notif userInfo] objectForKey: NSFileHandleNotificationDataItem];
if( theData && [theData length] > 0 )
NSString* newData = [[[NSString alloc] initWithData: theData encoding: NSUTF8StringEncoding] autorelease];
[tempBuffer appendString: newData];
[theHand readInBackgroundAndNotify];
/*else if( [findTask isRunning] )
[theHand readInBackgroundAndNotify];*/
NSTask* oldTask = findTask;
findTask = nil;
[oldTask terminate];
[oldTask release];
//[findPipe release];
//findPipe = nil;
[pool release];
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