node-foreground-child - helper running a child process as a foreground process

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename node-foreground-child_1.5.6-6_all.deb
Package name node-foreground-child
Package version 1.5.6
Package release 6
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category javascript
License -
Maintainer Debian Javascript Maintainers <>
Download size 5.52 KB
Installed size 19.00 KB
This Node.js module emulate simple control group in pure javacript.
It runs a child process as foreground process redirecting output
to stdout and exiting main process as soon as child exist.
This module could be used for implementating TAP test
for Node.js.
TAP is a simple text-based interface between testing modules
implemented in many popular languages.
Node.js is an event-based server-side JavaScript engine.


Package Version Architecture Repository
node-foreground-child_1.5.6-6_all.deb 1.5.6 all Debian Main
node-foreground-child - - -


Name Value
node-cross-spawn >= 4
node-signal-exit >= 3.0.0
nodejs >= 6


Type URL
Binary Package node-foreground-child_1.5.6-6_all.deb
Source Package node-foreground-child

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install node-foreground-child deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install node-foreground-child




2018-05-06 - Bastien Roucariès <>
node-foreground-child (1.5.6-6) unstable; urgency=medium
* Only run basic test. Immortal fail on buildd
2018-05-06 - Bastien Roucariès <>
node-foreground-child (1.5.6-5) unstable; urgency=medium
* Increase timeout to 300s
thanks to Graham Inggs (Closes: #894797).
* Bump compat and policy (no changes)
2017-09-02 - Bastien Roucariès <>
node-foreground-child (1.5.6-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Remove dump from testsuite. Use jsonstream. Fix
2017-09-01 - Bastien Roucariès <>
node-foreground-child (1.5.6-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Increase delay in test hopefully fixing FTBFS: "test failures",
thanks to Graham Inggs (Closes: #873713).
2017-08-30 - Bastien Roucariès <>
node-foreground-child (1.5.6-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Try to debug FTBFS, by dumping more info from TAP
2017-08-20 - Bastien Roucariès <>
node-foreground-child (1.5.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #872722)

See Also

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node-from2_2.3.0-1_all.deb wrapper for ReadableStream
node-fs-exists-sync_0.1.0-1_all.deb Drop-in replacement for Node.js's `fs.existsSync` with zero dependencies
node-fs-extra_7.0.1-1_all.deb fs-extra contains methods not included in the Node.js fs module
node-fs-readdir-recursive_1.0.0-1_all.deb Recursively read a directory
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node-fs.realpath_1.0.0-1_all.deb Use node's fs.realpath
node-fstream-ignore_0.0.6-2_all.deb Directory reader configurable by .ignore module for Node.js
node-fstream_1.0.10-1+deb10u1_all.deb Advanced filesystem streaming tools for Node.js