child-process-close

Make child_process objects emit 'close' events in node v0.6 like they do in v0.8. This makes it easier to write code that works correctly on both version of node.

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child-process-close

This module makes child process objects, (created with spawn, fork, exec or execFile) emit the close event in node v0.6 like they do in node v0.8. This makes it easier to write code that works correctly on both version of node.

Usage

Just make sure to require('child-process-close') anywhere. It will patch the child_process module.

require('child-process-close');
var spawn = require('child_process').spawn;

var cp = spawn('foo');
cp.on('close', function(exitCode, signal) {
  // This now works on all node versions.
});

License

Copyright (C) 2012 Bert Belder

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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