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fs.realpath

Use node's fs.realpath, but fall back to the JS implementation if the native one fails

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fs.realpath

A backwards-compatible fs.realpath for Node v6 and above

In Node v6, the JavaScript implementation of fs.realpath was replaced with a faster (but less resilient) native implementation. That raises new and platform-specific errors and cannot handle long or excessively symlink-looping paths.

This module handles those cases by detecting the new errors and falling back to the JavaScript implementation. On versions of Node prior to v6, it has no effect.

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var rp = require('fs.realpath') // async version rp.realpath(someLongAndLoopingPath, function (er, real) { // the ELOOP was handled, but it was a bit slower }) // sync version var real = rp.realpathSync(someLongAndLoopingPath) // monkeypatch at your own risk! // This replaces the fs.realpath/fs.realpathSync builtins rp.monkeypatch() // un-do the monkeypatching rp.unmonkeypatch()

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What is fs.realpath?

Use node's fs.realpath, but fall back to the JS implementation if the native one fails

Is fs.realpath popular?

The npm package fs.realpath receives a total of 35,550,538 weekly downloads. As such, fs.realpath popularity was classified as popular.

Is fs.realpath well maintained?

We found that fs.realpath demonstrated a not healthy version release cadence and project activity. It has 1 open source maintainer collaborating on the project.

Last updated on 15 Jun 2016
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