Sometimes you want to split a big directory into smaller parts.
This is what my util does:
% ls change.txt ft_sql.txt indent.txt pi_logipat.txt rileft.txt undo.txt usr_20.txt usr_40.txt version8.txt channel.txt gui.txt index.txt pi_netrw.txt scroll.txt usr_01.txt usr_21.txt usr_41.txt vi_diff.txt cmdline.txt gui_w32.txt insert.txt pi_paren.txt sign.txt usr_02.txt usr_22.txt usr_42.txt vim.1 debugger.txt gui_x11.txt intro.txt pi_spec.txt spell.txt usr_03.txt usr_23.txt usr_43.txt vim.man develop.txt helphelp.txt tmp pi_tar.txt starting.txt usr_04.txt usr_24.txt usr_44.txt visual.txt diff.txt if_cscop.txt map.txt pi_vimball.txt syntax.txt usr_05.txt usr_25.txt usr_45.txt windows.txt digraph.txt if_lua.txt mbyte.txt popup.txt tabpage.txt usr_06.txt usr_26.txt usr_90.txt workshop.txt editing.txt if_mzsch.txt message.txt print.txt tagsrch.txt usr_07.txt usr_27.txt usr_toc.txt xxd.1 eval.txt if_ole.txt motion.txt quickfix.txt terminal.txt usr_08.txt usr_28.txt various.txt xxd.man filetype.txt if_perl.txt netbeans.txt quickref.txt term.txt usr_09.txt usr_29.txt version4.txt fold.txt if_pyth.txt options.txt recover.txt testing.txt usr_10.txt usr_30.txt version5.txt ft_ada.txt if_ruby.txt pattern.txt remote.txt textprop.txt usr_11.txt usr_31.txt version6.txt ft_rust.txt if_tcl.txt pi_getscript.txt repeat.txt tips.txt usr_12.txt usr_32.txt version7.txt % racket /home/i/tmp/split_dir.rkt 10 * % ls part_0 part_1 part_10 part_11 part_2 part_3 part_4 part_5 part_6 part_7 part_8 part_9 % ls -R .: part_0 part_1 part_10 part_11 part_2 part_3 part_4 part_5 part_6 part_7 part_8 part_9 ./part_0: change.txt channel.txt cmdline.txt debugger.txt develop.txt diff.txt digraph.txt editing.txt eval.txt filetype.txt ./part_1: fold.txt ft_ada.txt ft_rust.txt ft_sql.txt gui.txt gui_w32.txt gui_x11.txt helphelp.txt if_cscop.txt if_lua.txt ./part_10: version4.txt version5.txt version6.txt version7.txt version8.txt vi_diff.txt vim.1 vim.man visual.txt windows.txt ... ./part_7: usr_05.txt usr_06.txt usr_07.txt usr_08.txt usr_09.txt usr_10.txt usr_11.txt usr_12.txt usr_20.txt usr_21.txt ./part_8: usr_22.txt usr_23.txt usr_24.txt usr_25.txt usr_26.txt usr_27.txt usr_28.txt usr_29.txt usr_30.txt usr_31.txt ./part_9: usr_32.txt usr_40.txt usr_41.txt usr_42.txt usr_43.txt usr_44.txt usr_45.txt usr_90.txt usr_toc.txt various.txt
#lang racket ; https://stackoverflow.com/questions/8725832/how-to-split-list-into-evenly-sized-chunks-in-racket-scheme/25150437#25150437 (define (group n xs) (let loop ([grouped '()] [xs xs]) (cond [(empty? xs) (reverse grouped)] [(<= (length xs) n) (loop (cons xs grouped) '())] [else (loop (cons (take xs n) grouped) (drop xs n))]))) (define cmd (vector->list (current-command-line-arguments))) (when (< (length cmd) 2) (displayln "usage: racket split_dir.rkt <size> <filemask (glob)>") (displayln "for example: racket split_cur_dir.rkt 10 *.jpg") (exit)) (define files '()) (define part-size (string->number (first cmd))) (for ([p (rest cmd)]) (let-values ([(p-path p-filename p-something) (split-path p)]) (set! files (cons (path->string p-filename) files)))) (when (eq? (length files) 0) (displayln "Error: no files in current dir") (exit)) (when (<= (length files) part-size) (displayln (string-append "Error: files count (" (~v (length files)) ") < part-size (" (~v part-size) "). not enough to be processed.")) (exit)) (define tmp (group part-size (sort files string<?))) (define (mkdir dir) (unless (directory-exists? dir) (make-directory dir))) (for ([t tmp] [i (range (length tmp))]) (define out_path (string-append "part_" (~v i) "/")) (mkdir out_path) (for ([file t]) (rename-file-or-directory file (string-append out_path file))))
It can "relocate" both files and directories. First argument in command-line is a number of files in each "part_" directory.
Further work: use in-slice.
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