attachlicense – script to add license into the source files

Hello mates,

Its has been some kind of twisted weekend to me, Not enough time to post, But I got some time with my lappy to create a script which will automatically add my license text,  Yes, its like the previous post, but this one is a bash script, instead of vi script(Ooh, its a damn interesting to do vi scripting.. defenately I’ll try something new with it).

Here is the script,


And here is my customized gplv2,

* <description>
* Copyright (C) <year>  <name> <email>   
* This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
* it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
* the Free Software Foundation, either version 2 of the License, or
* (at your option) any later version.
* This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
* but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
* GNU General Public License for more details.
* You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
* along with this program.  If not, see .

This script will not attach if it see a keyword already present in the source file, so forgive me to put this stupidity in place, I just wrote it for no purpose, I need to update this script to do more, but don’t have enough time to do it. To attach the license to a list of .c and .h files, all you need to do is,

$ find "${MYDEVDIR}" -name '*.c' -o -name '*.h' | xargs attachlicense -f gplv2.txt -n 'Mohan Raman' -e '' -w -v  

I just showed only two options, there is more options to customize,

Finally, its just for fun script, and not yet fully completed, so please don’t try this with production sources, also if you have suggessions, let me know.



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