gulp-spawn options follow
Not all CLI programs support piping. In fact, many newer ones don't. Some programs require that you pass certain arguments if you intend to use stdin and/or stdout. Please check the documentation of the program you intend to use to ensure piping is supported.
The following example pipes image files to ImageMagick's
convert. In the case
convert, you must specify a
- before arguments and after arguments if
you wish to use stdin and stdout, respectively.
var spawn = ;// example using ImageMagick's convert// setting "buffer: false" optional but recommended for heavy I/Ogulp;
If you write spawn programs please consider taking the time to support stdin & stdout. Piping is one of the many reasons UNIX systems have endured the test of time.
v0.1.0 - Initial Release
v0.2.0 - Added
filename callback option
v0.2.1 - Fixed support for streams. Effeciency improvements.
v0.3.0 - Latest stream support and error emits.