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node-spawn

0.0.7 • Public • Published

node-spawn

A thin wrapper around child_process.spawn which provides restarts.

API

Spawn(options)

Constructor. Sets the stage for the child process.

Arguments

Options - Object - (req)

  • cmd - String - (req) Current working directory of the child process
  • env - Object - (opt) Environment key-value pairs
  • cwd - Object - (opt) Absolute working directory of the child process
  • args - Array - (opt) List of string arguments
  • restarts - Integer - (opt) After death, how many times to restart
    • -1: forever
    • 0: no restarts
    • x: restart x-times
  • restartDelay - Decimal - (opt) Delay between restarts
  • onStdout - Function - (opt) callback for child.stdout
  • onSterr - Function - (opt) callback for child.stderr

Defaults

Example

// simple example
 
spawn = Spawn({
    cmd: 'echo'
  , args: ['i love pancakes!']
})
// make sure to use absolute path
 
spawn = Spawn({
    cmd: 'ilove.sh'
  , args: ['pancakes!']
  , cwd: '/Users/steve/git/scripts'
})

start

Start the cmd with the options provided.

Arguments

None


once

Convenience function. Overides options.restarts to 0. Runs command exactly once no matter the options passed into the constructor.


forever

Convenience function. Overides options.restarts to -1. Runs command indefinitely no matter the options passed into the constructor.


kill

Shut down the child and dont let it restart.

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install

npm i node-spawn

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version

0.0.7

license

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homepage

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