chokidar on npm

2.1.5 (22 Mar 2019 21:03)

A neat wrapper around node.js fs.watch / fs.watchFile / fsevents.


CHANGELOG.md

Chokidar 2.1.4 (Mar 22, 2019)

  • Improve TypeScript type definitions for on method.

Chokidar 2.1.3 (Mar 22, 2019)

  • Improve atomic writes handling

Chokidar 2.1.2 (Feb 18, 2019)

  • Add TypeScript type definitions
  • More fixes for accessTime behavior (#800)

Chokidar 2.1.1 (Feb 8, 2019)

  • Handle simultaneous change of LastAccessTime and ModifiedTime (#793)

Chokidar 2.1.0 (Feb 5, 2019)

  • Ignore accessTime updates caused by read operations (#762).
  • Updated dependencies. Removed lodash.debounce.

Chokidar 2.0.4 (Jun 18, 2018)

  • Prevent watcher.close() from crashing (#730).

Chokidar 2.0.3 (Mar 22, 2018)

  • Fixes an issue that using fd = 0 is not closed in case Windows is used and a EPERM error is triggered.

Chokidar 2.0.2 (Feb 14, 2018)

  • Allow semver range updates for upath dependency

Chokidar 2.0.1 (Feb 8, 2018)

  • Fix #668 glob issue on Windows when using ignore and cwd. Thanks @remy!
  • Fix #546 possible uncaught exception when using awaitWriteFinish. Thanks @dsagal!

Chokidar 2.0.0 (Dec 29, 2017)

  • Breaking: Upgrade globbing dependencies which require globs to be more strict and always use POSIX-style slashes because Windows-style slashes are used as escape sequences
  • Update tests to work with upgraded globbing dependencies
  • Add ability to log FSEvents require error by setting CHOKIDAR_PRINT_FSEVENTS_REQUIRE_ERROR env
  • Fix for handling braces in globs
  • Add node 8 & 9 to CI configs
  • Allow node 0.10 failures on Windows

Chokidar 1.7.0 (May 8, 2017)

  • Add disableGlobbing option
  • Add ability to force interval value by setting CHOKIDAR_INTERVAL env variable
  • Fix issue with .close() being called before ready

Chokidar 1.6.0 (Jun 22, 2016)

  • Added ability for force usePolling mode by setting CHOKIDAR_USEPOLLING env variable

Chokidar 1.5.2 (Jun 7, 2016)

  • Fix missing addDir events when using cwd and alwaysStat options
  • Fix missing add events for files within a renamed directory

Chokidar 1.5.1 (May 20, 2016)

  • To help prevent exhaustion of FSEvents system limitations, consolidate watch instances to the common parent upon detection of separate watch instances on many siblings

Chokidar 1.5.0 (May 10, 2016)

  • Make debounce delay setting used with atomic: true user-customizable
  • Fixes and improvements to awaitWriteFinish features

Chokidar 1.4.3 (Feb 26, 2016)

  • Update async-each dependency to ^1.0.0

Chokidar 1.4.2 (Dec 30, 2015)

  • Now correctly emitting stats with awaitWriteFinish option.

Chokidar 1.4.1 (Dec 9, 2015)

  • The watcher could now be correctly subclassed with ES6 class syntax.

Chokidar 1.4.0 (Dec 3, 2015)

  • Add .getWatched() method, exposing all file system entries being watched
  • Apply awaitWriteFinish methodology to change events (in addition to add)
  • Fix handling of symlinks within glob paths (#293)
  • Fix addDir and unlinkDir events under globs (#337, #401)
  • Fix issues with .unwatch() (#374, #403)

Chokidar 1.3.0 (Nov 18, 2015)

  • Improve awaitWriteFinish option behavior
  • Fix some cwd option behavior on Windows
  • awaitWriteFinish and cwd are now compatible
  • Fix some race conditions.
  • #379: Recreating deleted directory doesn't trigger event
  • When adding a previously-deleted file, emit 'add', not 'change'

Chokidar 1.2.0 (Oct 1, 2015)

  • Allow nested arrays of paths to be provided to .watch() and .add()
  • Add awaitWriteFinish option

Chokidar 1.1.0 (Sep 23, 2015)

  • Dependency updates including fsevents@1.0.0, improving installation

Chokidar 1.0.6 (Sep 18, 2015)

  • Fix issue with .unwatch() method and relative paths

Chokidar 1.0.5 (Jul 20, 2015)

  • Fix regression with regexes/fns using in ignored

Chokidar 1.0.4 (Jul 15, 2015)

  • Fix bug with ignored files/globs while cwd option is set

Chokidar 1.0.3 (Jun 4, 2015)

  • Fix race issue with alwaysStat option and removed files

Chokidar 1.0.2 (May 30, 2015)

  • Fix bug with absolute paths and ENAMETOOLONG error

Chokidar 1.0.1 (Apr 8, 2015)

  • Fix bug with .close() method in fs.watch mode with persistent: false option

Chokidar 1.0.0 (Apr 7, 2015)

  • Glob support! Use globs in watch, add, and unwatch methods
  • Comprehensive symlink support
  • New unwatch method to turn off watching of previously watched paths
  • More flexible ignored option allowing regex, function, glob, or array courtesy of anymatch
  • New cwd option to set base dir from which relative paths are derived
  • New depth option for limiting recursion
  • New alwaysStat option to ensure fs.Stats gets passed with every add/change event
  • New ready event emitted when initial fs tree scan is done and watcher is ready for changes
  • New raw event exposing data and events from the lower-level watch modules
  • New followSymlinks option to impact whether symlinks' targets or the symlink files themselves are watched
  • New atomic option for normalizing artifacts from text editors that use atomic write methods
  • Ensured watcher's stability with lots of bugfixes.

Chokidar 0.12.6 (Jan 6, 2015)

  • Fix bug which breaks persistent: false mode when change events occur

Chokidar 0.12.5 (Dec 17, 2014)

  • Fix bug with matching parent path detection for fsevents instance sharing
  • Fix bug with ignored watch path in nodefs modes

Chokidar 0.12.4 (Dec 14, 2014)

  • Fix bug in fs.watch mode that caused watcher to leak into cwd
  • Fix bug preventing ready event when there are symlinks to ignored paths

Chokidar 0.12.3 (Dec 13, 2014)

  • Fix handling of special files such as named pipes and sockets

Chokidar 0.12.2 (Dec 12, 2014)

  • Fix recursive symlink handling and some other path resolution problems

Chokidar 0.12.1 (Dec 10, 2014)

  • Fix a case where file symlinks were not followed properly

Chokidar 0.12.0 (Dec 8, 2014)

  • Symlink support
    • Add followSymlinks option, which defaults to true
  • Change default watch mode on Linux to non-polling fs.watch
  • Add atomic option to normalize events from editors using atomic writes
    • Particularly Vim and Sublime
  • Add raw event which exposes data from the underlying watch method

Chokidar 0.11.1 (Nov 19, 2014)

  • Fix a bug where an error is thrown when fs.watch instantiation fails

Chokidar 0.11.0 (Nov 16, 2014)

  • Add a ready event, which is emitted after initial file scan completes
  • Fix issue with options keys passed in defined as undefined
  • Rename some internal FSWatcher properties to indicate they're private

Chokidar 0.10.9 (Nov 15, 2014)

  • Fix some leftover issues from adding watcher reuse

Chokidar 0.10.8 (Nov 14, 2014)

  • Remove accidentally committed/published console.log statement.
  • Sry 'bout that :crying_cat_face:

Chokidar 0.10.7 (Nov 14, 2014)

  • Apply watcher reuse methodology to fs.watch and fs.watchFile as well

Chokidar 0.10.6 (Nov 12, 2014)

  • More efficient creation/reuse of FSEvents instances to avoid system limits
  • Reduce simultaneous FSEvents instances allowed in a process
  • Handle errors thrown by fs.watch upon invocation

Chokidar 0.10.5 (Nov 6, 2014)

  • Limit number of simultaneous FSEvents instances (fall back to other methods)
  • Prevent some cases of EMFILE errors during initialization
  • Fix ignored files emitting events in some fsevents-mode circumstances

Chokidar 0.10.4 (Nov 5, 2014)

  • Bump fsevents dependency to ~0.3.1
    • Should resolve build warnings and npm rebuild on non-Macs

Chokidar 0.10.3 (Oct 28, 2014)

  • Fix removed dir emitting as unlink instead of unlinkDir
  • Fix issues with file changing to dir or vice versa (gh-165)
  • Fix handling of ignored option in fsevents mode

Chokidar 0.10.2 (Oct 23, 2014)

  • Improve individual file watching
  • Fix fsevents keeping process alive when persistent: false

Chokidar 0.10.1 (19 October 2014)

  • Improve handling of text editor atomic writes

Chokidar 0.10.0 (Oct 18, 2014)

  • Many stability and consistency improvements
  • Resolve many cases of duplicate or wrong events
  • Correct for fsevents inconsistencies
  • Standardize handling of errors and relative paths
  • Fix issues with watching ./

Chokidar 0.9.0 (Sep 25, 2014)

  • Updated fsevents to 0.3
  • Update per-system defaults
  • Fix issues with closing chokidar instance
  • Fix duplicate change events on win32

Chokidar 0.8.2 (Mar 26, 2014)

  • Fixed npm issues related to fsevents dep.
  • Updated fsevents to 0.2.

Chokidar 0.8.1 (Dec 16, 2013)

  • Optional deps are now truly optional on windows and linux.
  • Rewritten in JS, again.
  • Fixed some FSEvents-related bugs.

Chokidar 0.8.0 (Nov 29, 2013)

  • Added ultra-fast low-CPU OS X file watching with FSEvents. It is enabled by default.
  • Added addDir and unlinkDir events.
  • Polling is now disabled by default on all platforms.

Chokidar 0.7.1 (Nov 18, 2013)

  • Watcher#close now also removes all event listeners.

Chokidar 0.7.0 (Oct 22, 2013)

  • When options.ignored is two-argument function, it will also be called after stating the FS, with stats argument.
  • unlink is no longer emitted on directories.

Chokidar 0.6.3 (Aug 12, 2013)

  • Added usePolling option (default: true). When false, chokidar will use fs.watch as backend. fs.watch is much faster, but not like super reliable.

Chokidar 0.6.2 (Mar 19, 2013)

  • Fixed watching initially empty directories with ignoreInitial option.

Chokidar 0.6.1 (Mar 19, 2013)

  • Added node.js 0.10 support.

Chokidar 0.6.0 (Mar 10, 2013)

  • File attributes (stat()) are now passed to add and change events as second arguments.
  • Changed default polling interval for binary files to 300ms.

Chokidar 0.5.3 (Jan 13, 2013)

  • Removed emitting of change events before unlink.

Chokidar 0.5.2 (Jan 13, 2013)

  • Removed postinstall script to prevent various npm bugs.

Chokidar 0.5.1 (Jan 6, 2013)

  • When starting to watch non-existing paths, chokidar will no longer throw ENOENT error.
  • Fixed bug with absolute path.

Chokidar 0.5.0 (Dec 9, 2012)

  • Added a bunch of new options:
    • ignoreInitial that allows to ignore initial add events.
    • ignorePermissionErrors that allows to ignore ENOENT etc perm errors.
    • interval and binaryInterval that allow to change default fs polling intervals.

Chokidar 0.4.0 (Jul 26, 2012)

  • Added all event that receives two args (event name and path) that combines add, change and unlink events.
  • Switched to fs.watchFile on node.js 0.8 on windows.
  • Files are now correctly unwatched after unlink.

Chokidar 0.3.0 (Jun 24, 2012)

  • unlink event are no longer emitted for directories, for consistency with add.

Chokidar 0.2.6 (Jun 8, 2012)

  • Prevented creating of duplicate 'add' events.

Chokidar 0.2.5 (Jun 8, 2012)

  • Fixed a bug when new files in new directories hadn't been added.

Chokidar 0.2.4 (Jun 7, 2012)

  • Fixed a bug when unlinked files emitted events after unlink.

Chokidar 0.2.3 (May 12, 2012)

  • Fixed watching of files on windows.

Chokidar 0.2.2 (May 4, 2012)

  • Fixed watcher signature.

Chokidar 0.2.1 (May 4, 2012)

  • Fixed invalid API bug when using watch().

Chokidar 0.2.0 (May 4, 2012)

  • Rewritten in js.

Chokidar 0.1.1 (Apr 26, 2012)

  • Changed api to chokidar.watch().
  • Fixed compilation on windows.

Chokidar 0.1.0 (Apr 20, 2012)

  • Initial release, extracted from Brunch

Version History

Version Date
2.1.5 22 Mar 2019 21:03
2.1.4 22 Mar 2019 10:03
2.1.3 22 Mar 2019 10:03
2.1.2 18 Feb 2019 19:02
2.1.1 11 Feb 2019 21:02
2.1.0 05 Feb 2019 19:02
2.0.4 18 Jun 2018 16:06
2.0.3 23 Mar 2018 04:03
2.0.2 14 Feb 2018 16:02
2.0.1 08 Feb 2018 15:02
2.0.0 29 Dec 2017 22:12
1.7.0 08 May 2017 18:05
1.6.1 14 Oct 2016 18:10
1.6.0 22 Jun 2016 14:06
1.5.2 07 Jun 2016 21:06
1.5.1 20 May 2016 21:05
1.5.0 10 May 2016 21:05
1.4.3 27 Feb 2016 01:02
1.4.2 30 Dec 2015 14:12
1.4.1 09 Dec 2015 21:12
1.4.0 03 Dec 2015 20:12
1.3.0 18 Nov 2015 01:11
1.2.0 01 Oct 2015 19:10
1.1.0 23 Sep 2015 19:09
1.0.6 18 Sep 2015 14:09
1.0.5 20 Jul 2015 16:07
1.0.4 15 Jul 2015 14:07
1.0.3 04 Jun 2015 13:06
1.0.2 30 May 2015 15:05
1.0.1 08 Apr 2015 21:04
1.0.0 07 Apr 2015 16:04
1.0.0-rc6 01 Apr 2015 18:04
1.0.0-rc5 30 Mar 2015 13:03
1.0.0-rc4 04 Mar 2015 19:03
1.0.0-rc3 30 Jan 2015 20:01
1.0.0-rc2 21 Jan 2015 12:01
1.0.0-rc1.1 21 Jan 2015 12:01
1.0.0-rc1 21 Jan 2015 11:01
0.12.6 06 Jan 2015 14:01
0.12.5 17 Dec 2014 16:12
0.12.4 14 Dec 2014 15:12
0.12.3 13 Dec 2014 13:12
0.12.2 13 Dec 2014 04:12
0.12.1 10 Dec 2014 17:12
0.12.0 08 Dec 2014 16:12
0.11.1 19 Nov 2014 15:11
0.11.0 16 Nov 2014 16:11
0.10.9 15 Nov 2014 13:11
0.10.8 14 Nov 2014 19:11
0.10.7 14 Nov 2014 19:11
0.10.6 12 Nov 2014 22:11
0.10.5 06 Nov 2014 21:11
0.10.4 05 Nov 2014 22:11
0.10.3 28 Oct 2014 19:10
0.10.2 23 Oct 2014 13:10
0.10.1 19 Oct 2014 16:10
0.10.0 18 Oct 2014 05:10
0.9.0 24 Sep 2014 21:09
0.8.4 14 Aug 2014 18:08
0.8.3 14 Aug 2014 06:08
0.8.2 25 Mar 2014 23:03
0.8.1 16 Dec 2013 15:12
0.8.0 29 Nov 2013 18:11
0.7.1 18 Nov 2013 06:11
0.7.0 21 Oct 2013 23:10
0.6.3 12 Aug 2013 09:08
0.6.2 19 Mar 2013 12:03
0.6.1 19 Mar 2013 03:03
0.6.0 10 Mar 2013 19:03
0.5.3 13 Jan 2013 13:01
0.5.2 13 Jan 2013 12:01
0.5.1 06 Jan 2013 09:01
0.5.0 09 Dec 2012 03:12
0.4.0 26 Jul 2012 03:07
0.3.0 24 Jun 2012 09:06
0.2.6 08 Jun 2012 14:06
0.2.5 08 Jun 2012 14:06
0.2.4 06 Jun 2012 21:06
0.2.3 12 May 2012 18:05
0.2.2 04 May 2012 14:05
0.2.1 04 May 2012 14:05
0.2.0 04 May 2012 13:05
0.1.1 26 Apr 2012 01:04