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Directory Content Scanner

The Directory Content Scanner is a Python-based utility designed to recursively scan directories, presenting both file paths and their content. It's an invaluable tool for in-depth content exploration and debugging within nested file structures.

🚀 Getting Started

📋 Prerequisites

  • Python 3.x

🛠️ Installation

  1. Clone the repository:

    git clone https://github.com/kevinveenbirkenbach/directory-content-scanner.git
  2. Navigate to the cloned directory:

    cd directory-content-scanner

📖 Usage

Run the Python script, specifying the target directory and any desired filters:

python3 scan.py /path/to/directory [options]


To show the help page execute:

python3 scan.py /path/to/directory --help

⚠️ Caution

Exercise caution when scanning directories with large files. The script may produce extensive output. Always assess the data volume before executing the script.

🤝 Contributing

Contributions via pull requests are welcome. For significant modifications, kindly open an issue first to discuss the proposed changes.

✍️ Author

Kevin Veen-Birkenbach

📜 License

This project is licensed under the GNU Affero General Public License v3.0. The complete license text is available in the LICENSE file.

🙏 Acknowledgements

Special thanks to OpenAI's ChatGPT model for assistance. Dive deeper into the creation process here and here.