Command line utilities for working with epub files http://hub.darcs.net/dino/epub-tools
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Command line utilities for working with epub files (Haskell)
A suite of command-line utilities for creating and manipulating epub book files. Included are: epubmeta, epubname, epubzip. This software uses the epub-metadata library, also available on Hackage.
epubmeta is a command-line utility for examining and editing epub book metadata. With it you can export, import and edit the raw OPF Package XML document for a given book. Or simply dump the metadata to stdout for viewing in a friendly format.
Here's an example of epubmeta output:
$ epubmeta Kelly_Kessel_Lethem-NinetyPercentOfEverything.epub package version: 2.0 unique-identifier: calibre_id identifier id: calibre_id scheme: calibre text: b1026732-69a5-4a05-a8d9-a1701685f6fa identifier scheme: ISBN text: 1-590620-00-3 title: Ninety Percent of Everything language: en-us contributor text: calibre (0.5.1) [http://calibre.kovidgoyal.net] file-as: calibre role: bkp creator text: James Patrick Kelly file-as: Kelly, James Patrick role: aut creator text: John Kessel role: aut creator text: Jonathan Lethem role: aut date: 2001-03-25T00:00:00 publisher: www.Fictionwise.com subject: Science Fiction/Fantasy
epubname is a command-line utility for renaming epub ebook files based on their OPF Package metadata. It tries to use author names and title info to construct a sensible name.
Using it looks like this:
$ epubname poorly-named-book.epub poorly-named-book.epub -> WattsPeter-Blindsight_2006.epub $ epubname another-poorly-named-book.epub another-poorly-named-book.epub -> Kelly_Kessel_Lethem-NinetyPercentOfEverything.epub
epubzip is a handy utility for zipping up the files that comprise an epub into an .epub zip file. Using the same technology as epubname, it can try to make a meaningful filename for the book.
Getting this software
Building and installing from source with cabal-install:
$ cabal update ; cabal install epub-tools
Getting source for development
- Download the cabalized source package from Hackage
- Get the source with darcs:
$ darcs clone http://hub.darcs.net/dino/epub-tools
- Get the source with stack:
$ stack unpack epub-tools
- If you're just looking, browse the source
Once you have source, building the usual way:
$ stack build $ stack test $ stack haddock
Dino Morelli <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Switched build to stack
- Added hsinstall installation script and updated windows dist script
- Various cabal file updates
- Moved copyright date up to 2016
- Updated README with better instructions for getting this software
Fixed some magazine and anthology naming rules
Added back Control.Applicative import for GHC 7.8 compatibility
- Fixed an error in bad DSL command index reporting
- Replaced deprecated Control.Monad.Error with Control.Monad.Except
- Replaced deprecated System.Cmd with System.Process
- Removed useless import of Control.Applicative
- Updated cabal homepage, tested-with and source-repository
- Removed unused path to rules file in unit tests
- Reformatted TODO and development notes into Markdown documents
- Updated boringfile with cabal sandbox filespecs
- Switched over to using Data.Version instead of hard-coded version string
- Additions and modifications to the stock rules to both support more books and also use more generic rules than before
- Added code to set proper case for Roman numerals in titles
- Added code to handle file-as names with parenthesized name info
- Simplified and consolidated special-character filtering code
- Added support for multiline fields in the Metadata
- Fixed problem in Windows cmd shell with missing UNIX HOME env variable
- Now gracefully handling last-name-first creators. For books with no file-as and the Creator text arranged last-name-first with a comma, do the right thing.
- Added a new rule for generically-titled magazines with an issue
- Incorporated project website info into README.md and changelog.md files. This information is now in source control where it belongs.
- Added missing files to .cabal for sdist
- Changed copyright date range to 2014
- These tools now support both epub2 and epub3
- Documentation changes and additions
- Updated to build against recent changes and bug fixes in epub-metadata 3.0
- All support data files have been brought into the binaries now. This makes these tools more tolerant to being moved to a different location than what they were configured for build with.
- Some documentation additions and changes
Fixed a stack overflow problem with some epub documents
- Added new subjectMatch command to the DSL, similar to authorMatch. This is being primarily used to detect anthology publications.
- Removed some rules that are now handled by anthology detection, and fixed relevant unit tests
- Clarified DSL documentation for authorMatch a little more
- Modified rules for some magazines to reflect changes to recent editions
- Fixed an error in the DSL documentation
- Fixed a bug in epubzip where no epub file will be created if none already exists
- Major redesign of the formatting rules system. Renaming machinery is now described in a domain-specific language, NOT in statically compiled code. Users are able to extend the functionality with custom naming rules in conf files.
- Added interactive mode to ask about each file rename as they happen, this is like darcs now!
- Added ability to specify target directory for books to be moved to as part of renaming. Includes code to check that target directory exists.
- Removed --overwrite option. Turns out, renameFile has always been smart enough to not overwrite existing.
- Added / character to filters, a big no-no character for file paths on most sane filesystems
- Publication year was looking for publication before original-publication, causing problems in books that have both tags
- Miscellaneous rules changes for various publications
- Changed how this code provides epub zip file contents as a ByteString to the epub-metadata library. Need to read this data strictly to avoid dangling open files.
- Corrected for breakage due to change in title format of Eclipse magazine
- Some work done on the utility script for deploying Windows binaries of these tools
- Added parsing support and test cases for more date formats
- Minor usage info changes
- Changed how publication date is found to more closely follow the OPF spec recommendations
- Changed the switches related to publication date
- Redesigned unit test code and added more tests for new date code
- Huge redesign of how formatting works, dramatically shortening the code needed to handle any given book type. Code is much more monadic now and consolidated into one module.
- Many changes/additions to magazine and compilation book name formatting
- Fixed a group of bugs that occur when a creator has only a single word for their name
- Extensive changes/additions to unit testing for above
- Extensive changes to the cabal build of this project to bring it up to Cabal 1.10
- Unit tests now use the test-suite cabal stanza
- Initial release