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path-exists

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Check if a path exists

Because fs.exists() is being deprecated, but there's still a genuine use-case of being able to check if a path exists for other purposes than doing IO with it.

Never use this before handling a file though:

In particular, checking if a file exists before opening it is an anti-pattern that leaves you vulnerable to race conditions: another process may remove the file between the calls to fs.exists() and fs.open(). Just open the file and handle the error when it's not there.

Install

$ npm install --save path-exists

Usage

// foo.js 
const pathExists = require('path-exists');
 
pathExists('foo.js').then(exists => {
    console.log(exists);
    //=> true 
});

API

pathExists(path)

Returns a promise for a boolean of whether the path exists.

pathExists.sync(path)

Returns a boolean of whether the path exists.

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License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus