Pack directory with native command line tools (ZIP, DMG, Node.js, cross-platform).
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PackDir

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Pack specified directory with native current OS command line tools.

Main purpose for this lib was to pack the Electron app.
So, by default, if specified path has a darwin in it's name, the directory will be packed as DMG under OS X.

Usage

Get the package via NPM: npm install pack-dir.

const Pack = require('pack-dir');

// Set custom DMG RegEx, default is `/darwin/`.
Pack.param('dmg', /osx/);

// Pack the directory
let zipPath = Pack.path('some/test/dir');
// Extract to directory
let extractedPath = Pack.extract(zipPath, 'some/destination');

// Async example
Pack.param('isSync', false);
let zipPath = Pack.path('some/test/dir', (error, stdout, stderr) => {
  // ...
});

Parameters

  • dmg boolean|RegEx, check to pack into DMG instead of ZIP.
  • dmgFormat string, the hdiutil -format parameter value (docs).
  • isSilent boolean, false, will write only Errors to console.
  • isSync boolean, true, synchronous packaging.
  • skipDirName boolean, true, don't create extra directory inside ZIP archive.
  • zipOutputMaxBuffer int, 1024 * 200.

Credits

Created by Annexare Studio. Feel free to use it as you need in your apps or send updates into this public repository. All code is under MIT license.

7-Zip

For Windows host 7-Zip standalone console app is used (~1MB, doesn't require installation). All license files are included with it, with respect to the author (Igor Pavlov).