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open-file v1.0.0

Open a file with resolving its file descriptor


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A Node module to open a file with resolving its file descriptor

const openFile = require('open-file');

openFile('file.txt', 'r').then(fileDescriptor => {
  fileDescriptor; //=> 15


Use npm.

npm install open-file


openFile = require('open-file');

openFile(filePath, flags [, mode])

filePath: String (a file path to open)
flags: String or Number
mode: Integer
Return: Promise of the file descriptor (Integer)

Almost the same function as, except:

  • The first argument is restricted to String and doesn't accept Buffer by design.
  • It returns a promise instead of calling a callback function.


Copyright (c) 2016 - 2017 Shinnosuke Watanabe

Licensed under the MIT License.


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