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locate-path

Get the first path that exists on disk of multiple paths

Install

$ npm install locate-path

Usage

Here we find the first file that exists on disk, in array order.

const locatePath = require('locate-path');

const files = [
	'unicorn.png',
	'rainbow.png', // Only this one actually exists on disk
	'pony.png'
];

(async () => {
	console(await locatePath(files));
	//=> 'rainbow'
})();

API

locatePath(paths, options?)

Returns a Promise<string> for the first path that exists or undefined if none exists.

paths

Type: Iterable<string>

Paths to check.

options

Type: object

concurrency

Type: number
Default: Infinity
Minimum: 1

Number of concurrently pending promises.

preserveOrder

Type: boolean
Default: true

Preserve paths order when searching.

Disable this to improve performance if you don't care about the order.

cwd

Type: string
Default: process.cwd()

Current working directory.

type

Type: string
Default: 'file'
Values: 'file' | 'directory'

The type of paths that can match.

allowSymlinks

Type: boolean
Default: true

Allow symbolic links to match if they point to the chosen path type.

locatePath.sync(paths, options?)

Returns the first path that exists or undefined if none exists.

paths

Type: Iterable<string>

Paths to check.

options

Type: object

cwd

Same as above.

type

Same as above.

allowSymlinks

Same as above.

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