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Source code for galaxy.datatypes.util.generic_util

from galaxy.util import commands

[docs]def count_special_lines(word, filename, invert=False): """ searching for special 'words' using the grep tool grep is used to speed up the searching and counting The number of hits is returned. """ cmd = ["grep", "-c", "-E"] if invert: cmd.append("-v") cmd.extend([word, filename]) try: out = commands.execute(cmd) except commands.CommandLineException: return 0 return int(out)