npm install archiver --save // require modules var fs = require('fs'); var archiver = require('archiver'); // create a file to stream archive data to. var output = fs.createWriteStream(__dirname + '/example.zip'); //Set the compression format to zip var archive = archiver('zip', { zlib: { level: 9 } // Sets the compression level. }); // listen for all archive data to be written // 'close' event is fired only when a file descriptor is involved output.on('close', function() { console.log(archive.pointer() + ' total bytes'); console.log('archiver has been finalized and the output file descriptor has closed.'); }); // This event is fired when the data source is drained no matter what was the data source. // It is not part of this library but rather from the NodeJS Stream API. // @see: https://nodejs.org/api/stream.html#stream_event_end output.on('end', function() { console.log('Data has been drained'); }); // good practice to catch this error explicitly archive.on('error', function(err) { throw err; }); // pipe archive data to the file archive.pipe(output); // append a file from stream var file1 = __dirname + '/file1.txt'; archive.append(fs.createReadStream(file1), { name: 'file1.txt' }); // append a file from string archive.append('string cheese!', { name: 'file2.txt' }); // append a file from buffer var buffer3 = Buffer.from('buff it!'); archive.append(buffer3, { name: 'file3.txt' }); // append a file archive.file('file1.txt', { name: 'file4.txt' }); // append files from a sub-directory and naming it `new-subdir` within the archive archive.directory('subdir/', 'new-subdir'); // append files from a sub-directory, putting its contents at the root of archive archive.directory('subdir/', false); // append files from a glob pattern archive.glob('subdir/*.txt'); // finalize the archive (ie we are done appending files but streams have to finish yet) // 'close', 'end' or 'finish' may be fired right after calling this method so register to them beforehand archive.finalize();

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