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assemble-contrib-decompress NPM version

Assemble plugin for extracting zip, tar and tar.gz archives.


Install with npm:

npm i assemble-contrib-decompress --save

Next, add the plugin to the Assemble options:

options: {
  plugins: ['assemble-contrib-decompress', 'other/plugins/*.js']

Visit the plugins docs for more info about plugins or for help getting started.



Type: String Default: undefined

Path the file or files to decompress.


Type: String Default: undefined

Destination for the decompressed files.


assemble: {
  options: {
    plugins: ['assemble-contrib-download', 'assemble-contrib-decompress'],
    download: {
      repo: 'assemble/handlebars-helpers',
      files: ['docs/'],
      dest: 'tmp/'
    decompress: {
      files: ['tmp/'],
      dest: 'docs/helpers/'

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Find a bug? Have a feature request? Please create an Issue.

In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality, and run docs in the command line to build the docs with Verb.

Pull requests are also encouraged, and if you find this project useful please consider "starring" it to show your support! Thanks!


Jon Schlinkert


Copyright (c) 2014 Jon Schlinkert, contributors.
Released under the MIT license

This file was generated by grunt-verb on May 01, 2014.