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Description

This module provides a gitzip command that creates zip file ignoring files from .gitignore file.

If the source folder doesn't contain .gitignore then all files will be zipped.

Useful to share the current changes while working on git repository. It complements the git archive where you don't need to commit or stash the changes to create untracked changed file.

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Programming language: JavaScript
Tags: Compression     Node     Zip    
Latest version: v1.0.0

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README

:zipper_mouth_face: gitzip

This module provides a gitzip command that creates zip file ignoring files from .gitignore file.

If the source folder doesn't contain .gitignore then all files will be zipped.

:bulb: Useful to share the current changes while working on git repository. It complements the git archive where you don't need to commit or stash the changes to create untracked changed file.

Global command line usage

npm install -g gitzip

go to the folder you want to zip and run

gitzip

This will generate submission.zip

Command line usage within package.json scripts

npm install --save-dev gitzip

package.json:

{
    //...
    "scripts": {
        "build" "...",
        "zip": "gitzip -d bundle.zip -s build/*",
        "upload": "....",
        "deploy": "npm run build && npm run zip && npm run upload"
    }
}

Programmatic usage from within Node.js

var zip = require('gitzip');

zip({
  source: 'build/*',
  destination: './destination.zip',
  exclude: ['destination.zip'],
  include: ['.git']
}).then(function() {
  console.log('all done!');
}).catch(function(err) {
  console.error(err.stack);
  process.exit(1);
});

Options

source[-s]

* Type: `string`
* Default: `.` current directory

Path to files and folders to include in the zip file. String or Array of Strings. Defaults to current path.

destination

* Type: `string`
* Default: `submission.zip` at current directory

Path to generated .zip file. Defaults to submission.zip in current path.

exclude

* Type: `string[]`

Array of strings of file pattern to exclude from zip

include

* Type: `string[]`

Array of strings of file pattern to include in zip.

Note, include has more precedence than exclude

Node Version

Node 8 or greater

## License

This software is released under the terms of the MIT license.


*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the ๐Ÿค gitzip README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.