Module: Chef::Mixin::CreatePath

Included in:
FileCache, RunLock
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.is_a?(String) || file_path.is_a?(Array)
    raise ArgumentError, "file_path must be a string or an array!"
  end

  if file_path.is_a?(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])
    create_dir(create_path) unless File.directory?(create_path)
  end

  File.expand_path(File.join(file_path))
end