chokidar | Minimal and efficient cross-platform file | File Utils library

 by   paulmillr JavaScript Version: 3.6.0 License: MIT

kandi X-RAY | chokidar Summary

kandi X-RAY | chokidar Summary

chokidar is a JavaScript library typically used in Utilities, File Utils applications. chokidar has no bugs, it has no vulnerabilities, it has a Permissive License and it has medium support. You can install using 'npm i vscode-chokidar' or download it from GitHub, npm.

Minimal and efficient cross-platform file watching library.

            kandi-support Support

              chokidar has a medium active ecosystem.
              It has 9948 star(s) with 590 fork(s). There are 91 watchers for this library.
              There were 1 major release(s) in the last 6 months.
              There are 109 open issues and 795 have been closed. On average issues are closed in 81 days. There are 10 open pull requests and 0 closed requests.
              It has a neutral sentiment in the developer community.
              The latest version of chokidar is 3.6.0

            kandi-Quality Quality

              chokidar has 0 bugs and 0 code smells.

            kandi-Security Security

              chokidar has no vulnerabilities reported, and its dependent libraries have no vulnerabilities reported.
              chokidar code analysis shows 0 unresolved vulnerabilities.
              There are 0 security hotspots that need review.

            kandi-License License

              chokidar is licensed under the MIT License. This license is Permissive.
              Permissive licenses have the least restrictions, and you can use them in most projects.

            kandi-Reuse Reuse

              chokidar releases are available to install and integrate.
              Deployable package is available in npm.
              Installation instructions, examples and code snippets are available.

            Top functions reviewed by kandi - BETA

            kandi has reviewed chokidar and discovered the below as its top functions. This is intended to give you an instant insight into chokidar implemented functionality, and help decide if they suit your requirements.
            • Sets the listener on the given path .
            • Start watching directory .
            Get all kandi verified functions for this library.

            chokidar Key Features

            No Key Features are available at this moment for chokidar.

            chokidar Examples and Code Snippets

            Renaming file not having proper assigned name
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            const moment = require('moment');
            const fs = require('fs');
            const chokidar = require('chokidar');
            const path = require('path');
            const log = console.log.bind(console);
            function formattedDate() {
                return moment().format('YYYYMMDDHHmmss')
            Why does webpack + pug generate an Entrypoint undefined = ./index.html error?
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                const chokidar = require('chokidar');
              devServer: {
                hot: true,
                overlay: {
                  warnings: false,
                  errors: true
                before(app, server) {
            Need some agent to index/search remote file for Remote development
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            const chokidar = require('chokidar');
            var exec = require('child_process').exec;
  'repository', {ignored: /(^|[\/\\])\../}).on('all', (event, path) => {
                if (event === 'change') {
                    console.log(event, path);
            how to ignore files within subdirectories using chokidar
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              .watch('components', { ignoreInitial: true })
              .on('all', (event, filename) => {
                filename !== 'index.js'
                // action here
            Webservice Do Something when a file is uploaded to server
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            var chokidar = require('chokidar');
            var watcher ='file, dir, or glob', {
              ignored: /[\/\\]\./, persistent: true
            var log = console.log.bind(console);
              .on('add', function(path) { log('File', path, 'has been 
            How to use Internjs in watch mode
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            $ chokidar '**/*.js' -c 'npx intern' -d 1000
            Pass changed filename to command in nodemon
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            var nodemon = require('nodemon');
            var chokidar = require('chokidar');
            var obj = {};
   = [];
            obj.exec = "echo 'Watching for changes ...'";
            obj.ext = "cls,xml,json,js,trigger,cpm,css,design,svg";
            The same pattern works with chokidar-cli but does not work with chokidar on windows
            Lines of Code : 7dot img8License : Strong Copyleft (CC BY-SA 4.0)
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            const chokidar = require('chokidar');
                .on('all', (event, path) => {
                    console.log(event, path)
            Smarter webpack bundling with react and express
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            var production = process.env.NODE_ENV === 'production'
            if(!production) {
              var chokidar = require('chokidar')
              var watcher ='./targetfolder')
              watcher.on('ready', function() {
                watcher.on('all', function() {
            files watcher for a file in a folder with nodejs
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            var chokidar = require('chokidar');
            // One-liner for current directory, ignores .dotfiles
  '.', {ignored: /(^|[\/\\])\../}).on('all', (event, path) => {
              console.log(event, path);

            Community Discussions


            I can't install nestjs in ubuntu 20.04
            Asked 2022-Apr-04 at 11:32

            I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and I was trying to install nestjs to study but... well, it's better to show what happened

            first I tried to discover which version of my npm or node was, that was the result:



            Answered 2022-Mar-18 at 21:07

            There are two way to solve your issue:

            1. Use npx before every nestjs command:



            Module not found: Can't resolve 'async_hooks'
            Asked 2022-Mar-15 at 16:03
            Failed to compile.
            Module not found: Can't resolve 'async_hooks' in \node_modules\vm2\lib'
            Error from chokidar (E:\node_modules): Error: EBUSY: resource busy or locked, lstat 'E:\pagefile.sys'
            Error from chokidar (E:\node_modules): Error: EBUSY: resource busy or locked, lstat 'E:\pagefile.sys'


            Answered 2022-Mar-15 at 16:03

            Needed to ask you if you have downloaded the project or you made it thoroughly? in case you have downloaded (due to the existence of the package.json) at the project directory you can simply:



   Permission denied (publickey) when using yarn to install github js package
            Asked 2022-Mar-02 at 08:37

            Today when I execute the yarn command in the macOS(Intel Chip), show error like this:



            Answered 2022-Mar-02 at 08:37

            You need first to check if ssh -Tv authenticates you, meaning if its output ends with a greeting message with your GitHub username.

            As long as that won't work, a git ls-remote ssh:// would not work.

            The alternative is to force the use of HTTPS URLs:



            problems with package install with npm
            Asked 2022-Feb-27 at 20:32

            Goodnight all.

            When I try to install a package I get the error you can see below and nothing installs.



            Answered 2022-Feb-27 at 20:32

            As the output states, it cannot automatically fix it:



            error: Cannot find module '/app/app,js' heroku
            Asked 2022-Jan-05 at 18:18

            My web works perfectly on my local machine and all that, but in Heroku I deployed my app and nothing is working, and when: $ heroku logs --tail



            Answered 2022-Jan-05 at 18:13

            Your express package is listed in devDependencies in package.json, try moving it to dependencies like so



            npm install issue : 27 vulnerabilities (16 moderate, 9 high, 2 critical) To address all issues , run: npm audit fix --force
            Asked 2022-Jan-02 at 13:52
            When I enter npm install in the relevant react project folder, it gives back this error after installing node modules ...


            Answered 2021-Dec-07 at 06:54

            I had the same problem with literally the exact same number of vulnerabilities.

            Check out the solution here



            ASP.NET 6 with ReactJS - browser not refreshing on hot reload with react-scripts 5.0.0
            Asked 2021-Dec-28 at 08:08

            I have an ASP.NET 6 app with ReactJS, created some time ago using Visual Studio 2022 ASP.NET Core with React.js template.

            The ClientApp is a React app created with create-react-app.

            I've updated my react-scripts package to version 5.0.0 (from 4.0.3). One of the significant changes, AFAIK, is that it uses webpack 5 now.

            Since this update, when I launch the ASP.NET app (using the standard run configuration which launches both the ASP.NET app and React app), the hot reload is not refreshing the browser automatically as soon as I make changes in any React files. If I hit the browser's refresh button or F5 manually, I can see the changes. The only change is that the browser doesn't refresh itself after a change in React file has been made.

            I'm on Windows 11.

            That's my current package.json:



            Answered 2021-Dec-28 at 08:08


            It's likely a bug introduced in CRA5: issue

            Using WDS_SOCKET_PORT=0 will allow the solution to work with all debug configurations.


            I notice that, after upgrading to CRA5, the react dev client starts to respect the current page's protocol. That is, if you are debugging your core project using https locally, the react dev client will also try to connect to node dev server with wss(websocket over TLS) which is not enabled by default. There are several ways to get around with this, the simplest way would be:

            1. create a file with name .env.development in the same folder where lies your package.json.
            2. put WDS_SOCKET_PORT= in .env.development you just created. should be 5001 by default if you are using the SPA template generated by dotnet cli.

            This will allow the ws connection initiated by react dev client to be proxified to node dev server with UseReactDevelopmentServer middleware.



            Issue deploying Nuxt static site to Netlify using Github
            Asked 2021-Dec-15 at 19:32

            I'm having issues deploying my Nuxt static site (build with Bootstrap Vue and using Wordpress Rest API) to Netlify using Github. When I deploy it manually it works just as expected. But when I use Github it gives me the "Page Not Found-message" for most of the pages and for those pages that don't get that error it doesn't provide all the page content.

            I have followed the Nuxt configure for a statically generated site: [][1]. I have also tried to change the NODE_VERSION environment variable but without success. Does anyone have a suggestion for a solution to this problem?

            This is the deploy log from Netlify



            Answered 2021-Dec-15 at 19:32

            The issue was that you try to deploy with your local server on Netlify. You'll need to deploy the backend too.



            How to solve my project dependencies vulnerability (Webpack, Babel, React)
            Asked 2021-Dec-13 at 23:38

            I have a React project using Babel and Webpack. Recently I realized that my webpack wasn't "hot loading" anymore when I make a change in my project files. (this cause me some trouble, anyhow)

            I audited my npm dependencies and had 60 vulnerabilities with 9 high and 2 critical. I thought this should be taken care of.

            Now, I tried to install the package that seems to broke things (using npm audit) but to no avail. I still got 31 vulnerabilities even after trying to install a different version of React Script.

            Now, if I try to start my app, webpack doesn't compile saying "Cannot find module '@babel/plugin-bugfix-v8-spread-parameters-in-optional-chaining'"

            I tried to install the Babel dependencies but every time a new one comes up. I know Babel just recently updated to 7.16 (October 31, 2021). Is this why my problems started?

            How should I go about resolving all those dependencies issues? I feel it's a never ending instance of install a new packages that just break another one...




            Answered 2021-Dec-13 at 23:38

            QUICK UPDATE

            I made progress over my dependencies vulnerabilities. The main issue was a package that was interfering with the others. But I didn't clean my packages in a long time so it was impossible to know which one.

            Here's my process: (to check what needs to be updated)



            Jest: ReferenceError: You are trying to `import` a file after the Jest environment has been torn down
            Asked 2021-Dec-07 at 10:32

            I'm using Jest to unit test my Sails JS application.

            When the tests pass and finish, I'm getting this error:



            Answered 2021-Dec-07 at 10:32

            I think my case is specific to how sails work, but I'll add the fix for reference:


            Community Discussions, Code Snippets contain sources that include Stack Exchange Network


            No vulnerabilities reported

            Install chokidar

            Then require and use it in your code:.
            Chokidar is producing ENOSP error on Linux, like this:.
            npm WARN optional dep failed, continuing fsevents@n.n.n This message is normal part of how npm handles optional dependencies and is not indicative of a problem. Even if accompanied by other related error messages, Chokidar should function properly.
            TypeError: fsevents is not a constructor Update chokidar by doing rm -rf node_modules package-lock.json yarn.lock && npm install, or update your dependency that uses chokidar.
            Chokidar is producing ENOSP error on Linux, like this: bash: cannot set terminal process group (-1): Inappropriate ioctl for device bash: no job control in this shell Error: watch /home/ ENOSPC This means Chokidar ran out of file handles and you'll need to increase their count by executing the following command in Terminal: echo fs.inotify.max_user_watches=524288 | sudo tee -a /etc/sysctl.conf && sudo sysctl -p


            Chokidar is producing ENOSP error on Linux, like this:.
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