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NAME
    withsome - with some file name run a command on matching nearby files

    Version 0.19

SYNOPSIS
    withsome [*DIRECTORY*] *COMMAND* *FILE* [*FILE*] ...

    withsome [*DIRECTORY*] *COMMAND* *Perl::Module* [*FILE*] ...

    withsome [*DIRECTORY*] *FILE* [*FILE*] ... *-* *COMMAND* [*OPTION*] ...

DESCRIPTION
    Find all files with a provided name or glob under one or more
    directories and allow a user to run a command against any matching
    instances of the name, or glob, through interactive menus and prompts. A
    little similar to zsh recursive wildcards or a combination of find,
    xargs (and maybe select) but designed to be friendlier, safer, and
    provide better user interaction than either and works with bash. If a
    menu of matching files needs to presented for file selection the files
    will be sorted to present paths with the fewest elements first and then
    sort paths of identical length in elements alphabetically. See examples
    below.

EXAMPLES
  Example 1: case of one file matching on explicit root
     withsome ~/pugs view eval.pl
     view /home/ron/pugs/examples/eval.pl
      - Empty reply accepts, anything else aborts (help for explanation)? 
     (pressing enter runs view on /home/someone/pugs/examples/eval.pl)

  Example 2: case of a few files matching on explicit root
     withsome ~/pugs vi Pugs.pm
     1) /home/ron/pugs/lib/Inline/Pugs.pm
     2) /home/ron/pugs/lib/Perl6/Pugs.pm
     3) /home/ron/pugs/blib/lib/Inline/Pugs.pm
     4) /home/ron/pugs/blib/lib/Perl6/Pugs.pm
     5) /home/ron/pugs/inc/Module/Install/Pugs.pm
     A) * All of the above
     Indicate your selection(s) from the above or 0 for none (default 1): 1 4
     (    giving 1 and 4 as inputs and pressing enter runs vi on:
              /home/ron/pugs/lib/Inline/Pugs.pm
              /home/ron/pugs/blib/lib/Perl6/Pugs.pm                  )

  Example 3: case of one file matching and pre-configured root
     withsome wc eval.pl
     wc /home/ron/pugs/examples/eval.pl
      - Empty reply accepts, anything else aborts (help for explanation)? 
       83  269 2016 /home/ron/pugs/examples/eval.pl

   Example omitted for brevity: analogous case of a few matching files and pre-configured root
  Example 4: search for Perl(ish) module
     withsome ~/pugs vi Inline::Pugs
     1) ../t/testdata/pugs/lib/Inline/Pugs.pm
     2) ../t/testdata/pugs/blib/lib/Inline/Pugs.pm
     A) * All of the above
     Indicate your selection(s) from the above or 0 for none (default 1):

  Example 5: case of a few files matching on explicit root with hyphen (-) prefix option(s)
     withsome ~/pugs Pugs.pm - wc -l
     1) /home/ron/pugs/lib/Inline/Pugs.pm
     2) /home/ron/pugs/lib/Perl6/Pugs.pm
     3) /home/ron/pugs/blib/lib/Inline/Pugs.pm
     4) /home/ron/pugs/blib/lib/Perl6/Pugs.pm
     5) /home/ron/pugs/inc/Module/Install/Pugs.pm
     A) * All of the above
     Indicate your selection(s) from the above or 0 for none (default 1): 1 4
      125 /home/ron/pugs/lib/Inline/Pugs.pm
      100 /home/ron/pugs/blib/lib/Perl6/Pugs.pm
      225 total

Configuration
    The withsome utility has configuration options that can be controlled
    through environment variables as listed below. The variables can also be
    set in a .withsome-rc file in your home directory. Note that if you have
    the dialog/cdialog package installed, the command "withsome --config"
    will allow you to configure the environment options in the .withsome-rc
    file through interactive dialogs and menus.

    WS_FIND_ROOT
        Root of search path for file names and globs. May also be colon
        separated list of such search path roots.

    WS_IGNORE
        Colon separated list of prune directory or other file system names
        to be used as prune arguments to find.

    WS_FOLLOW
        Configures following or pruning through directories that represent
        links or mount points. The default is to follow neither. The value
        settings of link/links, mount points, and all respectively instruct
        withsome to follow links, mount points or both in its
        finds/searches.

    WS_SAFE_CMD
        Colon separated list of commands that can be run without prior
        prompting when exactly one match is found. Commands like ls and wc
        make good candidates.

    WS_FORBIDDEN_CMD
        Colon separated list of commands that should never be run from
        withsome. The rm command might be a good candidate here. Note that
        basename matching is used here so that precluding rm will also
        preclude /bin/rm/ and /usr/bin/rm.

CAVEATS
    This is alpha software - use at your own risk.

REQUIREMENTS
    A reasonably recent (>2.X) version of bash and nearly any perl. The perl
    requirement might be lifted at some point.

INSTALLATION
    See INSTALL file.

COPYRIGHT and Licensing.
    See LICENSE file.