Yes, xrootdfs can provide listings, but it encourages users to do bulk
data access through xrootdfs and that is a Bad Thing.
> Hi Paul,
> xrootdfs can provide lists of what is in storage.
> On 05/18/2011 12:37 PM, Paul T. Keener wrote:
>> I have a number of users who have been generating lists of files to
>> run over on the fly. Now that we have moved to xrootd, that doesn't
>> seem possible.
>> Is there any script friendly way of generating directory listings?
>> Ideally, something like
>> xrd hn ls '/foo/bar/quux/*.root'
>> would generate a list like
>> The output that the xrd ls command produces can indeed be hacked to do
>> this, but it isn't pretty. Something closer to POSIX behavior would
>> be much preferred.
>> Is there some other way of doing this that I am missing?
>> Paul T. Keener
>> Department of Physics and Astronomy
>> University of Pennsylvania