command_wrapper

command_wrapper package makes it easy to create a Dart wrapper for command line tools.

Usage

CommandWrapper lets you create a Dart wrapper for command line tools. For example, you can create a wrapper for curl by passing the executable name to the CommandWrapper constructor. The path of curl is autmatically located in a platform independent manner using which package.

CommandWrapper curl = new CommandWrapper('curl');
CommandResult result = await curl.run(['--version']);

CommandResult contains stdout, stderr and exitCode. The type of stdout and stderr is List<String> so you can easily process each line.

Command

command_wrapper provides wrappers for commonly used Dart commands.

  • dart
  • pub
  • dart2js
  • dartfmt
  • dartanalyzer
  • dartdoc

Examples

import 'package:command_wrapper/command_wrapper.dart';

main() async {
  // Use dart CommandWrapper instance.
  CommandResult result = await dart.run(['--version']);
  print(result.stderr.join(''));

  // Create a new CommandWrapper.
  CommandWrapper curl = new CommandWrapper('curl');
  result = await curl.run(['--version']);
  print(result.stdout.join(''));
}

Libraries

command_wrapper

command_wrapper makes it easy to create a Dart wrapper for command line tools.