grunt-split-file

Split specified files into multiple parts.

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grunt-split-file
Split specified files into multiple parts.

Getting Started

This plugin requires Grunt ~0.4.5
If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:
npm install grunt-split-file --save-dev

Once the plugin has been installed, it may be enabled inside your Gruntfile with this line of JavaScript:
grunt.loadNpmTasks('grunt-split-file');

The "splitfile" task

Overview

In your project's Gruntfile, add a section named splitfile to the data object passed into grunt.initConfig().
grunt.initConfig({
  splitfile: {
    options: {
      // Task-specific options go here.
    },
    your_target: {
      // Target-specific file lists and/or options go here.
    },
  },
});

Options

options.separator

Type: String or RegExp
Default value: no default
Separator string or regular expression to split into multiple parts from contents of src files.

options.prefix

Type: String or Array of String
Default value: no default value
Used as the prefix of destination file name.

options.suffix

Type: String
Default value: no defalt value
Used as the suffix of destination filename.
If not present, the suffix of source file name is used instead.

Usage Examples

Single source file to multiple output files.

grunt.initConfig({
  splitfile: {
    options: {
      separator: 'abc',
      prefix: [ "1", "2" ]
    },
    files: {
      'destdir': 'src/srcfile.txt',
    },
  },
});

src/srcfile.txt
aaaaaaaaa
abc
bbbbbbbbbb

destdir/1.txt
aaaaaaaaa

destdir/2.txt
bbbbbbbbbb

Contributing

In lieu of a formal styleguide, take care to maintain the existing coding style. Add unit tests for any new or changed functionality. Lint and test your code using Grunt.

Release History

1.0.0 May 21 2015