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pull-file

Pull streams implementation of a file reader

pull-file

a pull-streaming file reader, build directly on the low level stream functions. by passing node's fs streams.

var file = require('pull-file');
var pull = require('pull-stream');
var path = require('path');
var inputFile = path.resolve(__dirname, '../test/assets/ipsum.txt');
 
pull(
  file(inputFile, { bufferSize: 40 }),
  pull.take(4),
  pull.drain(function(buffer) {
    console.log(buffer.toString());
  })
);

this supports all the options that node's fs.createReadStream supports, and also this supports a live: true property which will keep the stream open and wait for appends when it gets to the end.

Copyright (c) 2014 Damon Oehlman damon.oehlman@gmail.com

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