hllau hllau -3 years ago 122
Node.js Question

What does `{,*/}` mean in paths of Gruntfile.js?


, I have got:

watch: {
styles: {
files: [
'<%= yeoman.app %>/styles/{,*/}*.less'
tasks: ['copy:styles', 'autoprefixer']

For the path, what does
mean indeed? How does it differ to using double asterisks

Answer Source

This pattern is widely used in yeoman templates: it means to look only one level deep inside folder hierarchy. It is used mostly for performance reasons since watching too many files simultaneously can be slow (or even impossible).

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