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    cross-spawn no longer requires a build toolchain, use it instead

    cross-spawn-async

    2.2.5 • Public • Published

    cross-spawn-async

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    A cross platform solution to node's spawn.

    This module is deprecated, use cross-spawn instead which no longer requires a build toolchain.

    Installation

    $ npm install cross-spawn-async

    Why

    Node has issues when using spawn on Windows:

    • It ignores PATHEXT
    • It does not support shebangs
    • It does not allow you to run del or dir
    • It does not properly escape arguments with spaces or special characters

    All these issues are handled correctly by cross-spawn-async. There are some known modules, such as win-spawn, that try to solve this but they are either broken or provide faulty escaping of shell arguments.

    Usage

    Exactly the same way as node's spawn, so it's a drop in replacement.

    var spawn = require('cross-spawn-async');
     
    var child = spawn('npm', ['list', '-g', '-depth', '0'], { stdio: 'inherit' });

    Tests

    $ npm test

    License

    Released under the MIT License.

    Install

    npm i cross-spawn-async

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    Version

    2.2.5

    License

    MIT

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