Module: Chef::Mixin::CreatePath

Included in:
FileCache
Defined in:
lib/chef/mixin/create_path.rb

Instance Method Summary collapse

Instance Method Details

#create_path(file_path) ⇒ Object

Creates a given path, including all directories that lead up to it. Like mkdir_p, but without the leaking.

Parameters

file_path<String, Array>

A string that represents the path to create,

or an Array with the path-parts.

Returns

The created file_path.


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# File 'lib/chef/mixin/create_path.rb', line 31

def create_path(file_path)
  unless file_path.kind_of?(String) || file_path.kind_of?(Array)
    raise ArgumentError, "file_path must be a string or an array!" 
  end
  
  if file_path.kind_of?(String)
    file_path = File.expand_path(file_path).split(File::SEPARATOR)
    file_path.shift if file_path[0] == ''
    # Check if path starts with a separator or drive letter (Windows)
    unless file_path[0].match("^#{File::SEPARATOR}|^[a-zA-Z]:")
      file_path[0] = "#{File::SEPARATOR}#{file_path[0]}"
    end
  end
          
  file_path.each_index do |i|
    create_path = File.join(file_path[0, i + 1])
    unless File.directory?(create_path)
      Chef::Log.debug("Creating directory #{create_path}")
      Dir.mkdir(create_path)
    end 
  end
  File.expand_path(File.join(file_path))
end