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    execSync

    Executes shell commands synchronously.

    WARNING For dev machine shell scripting only. DO NOT USE for production servers.

    Install

    Windows requires Python and Visual Studio 2012 (Express) installed for node to build. See node-gyp installation. Pre-built binaries for node v0.8 and node v0.10 are packaged. They should work and if not try manually building.

    npm install execSync
    

    Sometimes a manual build is necessary on Windows even with all the tools in place, replace Visual Studio version with '2010' or '2012' based on the version installed.

    npm install node-gyp -g
    node-gyp rebuild --msvs_version=2012
    

    Usage

    Require it

    var sh = require('execSync');
    

    Run does not capture output.

    var code = sh.run('echo $USER; echo some_err 1>&2; exit 1');
    console.log('return code ' + code);
    

    Use the less efficient exec if you need output. exec is just redirection trickery around run.

    var result = sh.exec('echo $USER; echo some_err 1>&2; exit 1');
    console.log('return code ' + result.code);
    console.log('stdout + stderr ' + result.stdout);
    

    Notes

    In *nix and OSX version commands are run via sh -c YOUR_COMMAND

    In Windows commands are run via cmd /C YOUR_COMMAND

    License

    Copyright (c) 2012, 2013 Mario Gutierrez mario@mgutz.com

    See the file LICENSE for copying permission.

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    install

    npm i execSync

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    1.0.2

    license

    MIT

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