node package manager

watchdir

watch a directory. perform a command upon change.

watchdir

watch a directory. perform a command on change.

Install

npm install -g watchdir

Use

Automatically make on change in current directory

watchdir -c 'make'

Watch a different directory

watchdir -c 'make' -d ~/code/skynet/

Execute any command you want

watchdir -c 'npm become-overlord --planet=earth'

Options

Usage:
  watchdir [OPTIONS]
 
Options:
  -d, --dir [PATH]       Directory to watch (Default is .)
  -c, --command STRING   Command to execute on change
  -w, --watchfile        Use node's fs.watchFile instead of fs.watch (Sometimes watch fails noticing changes in files)
  -k, --no-color         Omit color from output
      --debug            Show debug information
  -h, --help             Display help and usage details

Contribute

  1. Fork.
  2. Pull request.
  3. Hallelujah.