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safe-readfile

safe-readfile

A version of fs.readFile and fs.readFileSync that doesn't raise ENOENT.
Returns undefined if the file doesn't exist and '' if the file exists and it's empty.

Usage

$ npm install safe-readfile
(...)
$ node
> var safeReadFile = require('safe-readfile').readFile
undefined
> safeReadFile('nonexistent') // fs.readFile would throw ENOENT 
undefined