Extracting archives made easy
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Extracting archives made easy

See decompress-cli for the command-line version.

Install

$ npm install --save decompress

Usage

const decompress = require('decompress');

decompress('unicorn.zip', 'dist').then(files => {
	console.log('done!');
});

API

decompress(input, [output], [options])

Returns a Promise for an array of files in the following format:

{
	data: Buffer,
	mode: Number,
	mtime: String,
	path: String,
	type: String
}

input

Type: string Buffer

File to decompress.

output

Type: string

Output directory.

options

filter

Type: Function

Filter out files before extracting. E.g:

decompress('unicorn.zip', 'dist', {
	filter: file => path.extname(file.path) !== '.exe'
}).then(files => {
	console.log('done!');
});
map

Type: Function

Map files before extracting: E.g:

decompress('unicorn.zip', 'dist', {
	map: file => {
		file.path = `unicorn-${file.path}`;
		return file;
	}
}).then(files => {
	console.log('done!');
});
plugins

Type: Array
Default: [decompressTar(), decompressTarbz2(), decompressTargz(), decompressUnzip()]

Array of plugins to use.

strip

Type: number
Default: 0

Remove leading directory components from extracted files.

License

MIT © Kevin Mårtensson