locate-path
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7.2.0 • Public • Published

locate-path

Get the first path that exists on disk of multiple paths

Install

$ npm install locate-path

Usage

Here we find the first file that exists on disk, in array order.

import {locatePath} from 'locate-path';

const files = [
	'unicorn.png',
	'rainbow.png', // Only this one actually exists on disk
	'pony.png'
];

console(await locatePath(files));
//=> 'rainbow'

API

locatePath(paths, options?)

Returns a Promise<string> for the first path that exists or undefined if none exists.

paths

Type: Iterable<string>

The paths to check.

options

Type: object

concurrency

Type: number
Default: Infinity
Minimum: 1

The number of concurrently pending promises.

preserveOrder

Type: boolean
Default: true

Preserve paths order when searching.

Disable this to improve performance if you don't care about the order.

cwd

Type: URL | string
Default: process.cwd()

The current working directory.

type

Type: string
Default: 'file'
Values: 'file' | 'directory'

The type of paths that can match.

allowSymlinks

Type: boolean
Default: true

Allow symbolic links to match if they point to the chosen path type.

locatePathSync(paths, options?)

Returns the first path that exists or undefined if none exists.

paths

Type: Iterable<string>

The paths to check.

options

Type: object

cwd

Same as above.

type

Same as above.

allowSymlinks

Same as above.

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