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    fs-vacuum

    Remove the empty branches of a directory tree, optionally up to (but not including) a specified base directory. Optionally nukes the leaf directory.

    Usage

    var logger = require("npmlog");
    var vacuum = require("fs-vacuum");
     
    var options = {
      base  : "/path/to/my/tree/root",
      purge : true,
      log   : logger.silly.bind(logger, "myCleanup")
    };
     
    /* Assuming there are no other files or directories in "out", "to", or "my",
     * the final path will just be "/path/to/my/tree/root".
     */
    vacuum("/path/to/my/tree/root/out/to/my/files", options, function (error) {
      if (error) console.error("Unable to cleanly vacuum:", error.message);
    });

    vacuum(directory, options, callback)

    • directory {String} Leaf node to remove. Must be a directory, symlink, or file.
    • options {Object}
      • base {String} No directories at or above this level of the filesystem will be removed.
      • purge {Boolean} If set, nuke the whole leaf directory, including its contents.
      • log {Function} A logging function that takes npmlog-compatible argument lists.
    • callback {Function} Function to call once vacuuming is complete.
      • error {Error} What went wrong along the way, if anything.

    install

    npm i fs-vacuum

    Downloadsweekly downloads

    90,396

    version

    1.2.10

    license

    ISC

    repository

    github.com

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