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sonic-boom

1.1.0 • Public • Published

sonic-boom  Node.js CI

Extremely fast utf8-only stream implementation to write to files and file descriptors.

This implementation is partial, but support backpressure and .pipe() in is here. However, it is 2-3x faster than Node Core fs.createWriteStream():

benchSonic*1000: 1916.904ms
benchSonicSync*1000: 8605.265ms
benchSonic4k*1000: 1965.231ms
benchSonicSync4k*1000: 1588.224ms
benchCore*1000: 5851.959ms
benchConsole*1000: 7605.713ms

Note that sync mode without buffering is slower than a Node Core WritableStream, however this mode matches the expected behavior of console.log().

Note that if this is used to log to a windows terminal (cmd.exe or powershell), it is needed to run chcp 65001 in the terminal to correctly display utf-8 characters, see chcp for more details.

Install

npm i sonic-boom

Example

'use strict'
 
const SonicBoom = require('sonic-boom')
const sonic = new SonicBoom({ fd: process.stdout.fd }) // or { dest: '/path/to/destination' }
 
for (var i = 0; i < 10; i++) {
  sonic.write('hello sonic\n')
}

API

SonicBoom(opts)

Creates a new instance of SonicBoom.

The options are:

  • fd: a file descriptor, something that is returned by fs.open or fs.openSync.
  • dest: a string that is a path to a file to be written to (mode 'a').
  • minLength: the minimum lenght of the internal buffer that is required to be full before flushing.
  • sync: perform writes synchronously (similar to console.log).

For sync:false a SonicBoom instance will emit the 'ready' event when a file descriptor is available. For sync:true this is not relevant because the 'ready' event will be fired when the SonicBoom instance is created, before it can be subscribed to.

SonicBoom#write(string)

Writes the string to the file. It will return false to signal the producer to slow down.

SonicBoom#flush()

Writes the current buffer to the file if a write was not in progress. Do nothing if minLength is zero or if it is already writing.

SonicBoom#reopen([file])

Reopen the file in place, useful for log rotation.

Example:

const stream = new SonicBoom('./my.log')
process.on('SIGUSR2', function () {
  stream.reopen()
})

SonicBoom#flushSync()

Flushes the buffered data synchronously. This is a costly operation.

SonicBoom#end()

Closes the stream, the data will be flushed down asynchronously

SonicBoom#destroy()

Closes the stream immediately, the data is not flushed.

License

MIT

Install

npm i sonic-boom

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