Tagged: child_process


Returning a value from a node child process

One can execute Linux, git shell commands from node script using node’s child process API like exec, execSync. But when you want to save the return value outside of the function scope, one must...


How to run cli/unix commands from nodejs scripts?

There are two ways to do this: child_process.exec(command[, options][, callback]) // ls.js const { exec } = require(‘child_process’); exec(‘ls -lh /usr’, (error, stdout, stderr) => { if (error) { console.error(`exec error: ${error}`); return; }...