event sender for fake-chokidar
How to use
First, follow the instructions for fake-chokidar.
Then, download the current release
fake-chokidar-sender executable. You might also build your own from
source or just call
node directly, but it's unnecessary.
Run the executable like so:
fake-chokidar-sender --port 12345 .:/my-source
--port 12345specifies the same UDP port you configured for
.:/my-sourceis a pair that you should read as
/my-source. It means that the process should watch for file changes in the current directory (
.). Of course you can specify any directory here. Normally this should be the name of the directory of your shared folder, as seen by the host. Likewise,
/my-sourceis the name of the equivalent folder in the guest.
This will forward all Chokidar events for the current directory (and all
directories below) via UDP to the guest. Events for file
./foo/bar.txt will be
seen by the guest as
Create your own binary
Just download the source and run
npm install npm run package-win64