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Finding all files of a certain filetype

Hi all you helpful folks!

I am currently building an application, for which I would like to find public pcb schematic files on GitHub. Therefore, I built a crawler that performs the following two steps:

1. Find all repositories containing either 'kicad' or 'pcb' in their description (using repository search)

2. Search those repositories for files that have '.kicad_pcb' in their path (using code search)

This way, I can find around 10,000 files that were published between 2015 and now. Can anyone think of a better way to retrieve this info? I had a look at gharchive.org, but it seems that there is no event type which contains information on the filenames/files included in a commit/repo.

 

Cheers