recursive-search

Recursively search a file in given directory from file name or RegExp

node-recursive-search

Recursively search a file in given directory from name or RegExp. Can return dot files or ignore them.

$ npm install recursive-search
recursiveSearchSync(searchTerm, directory, [options])
recursiveSearch(searchTerm, directory, [options], callback, complete)

Where searchTerm can be a String or a RegExp.

  • all: includes hidden files (starting with .)
    • default: false
  var search = require('recursive-search')
 
  // search one file 
  var results = search.recursiveSearchSync('foo.txt', __dirname + '/dir')
  if (results.length > 0) {
    // no file 
  } else {
    // results 
  }
 
  // search all files 
  search.recursiveSearch('*', __dirname + '/dir', function (errresult) {
    if (err) throw err
    // result 
  }, function(results){
    // complete 
  })
 
  // search with RegExp 
  results = search.recursiveSearchSync(/.txt$/, __dirname + '/dir')
 
  // include hidden files 
  results = search.recursiveSearchSync(/.txt$/, __dirname + '/dir', { all: true }) // return hidden files 

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