Metronic 8 - Webpack.config - Deleting of assets

In the webpack.config there is this method below that takes care of deleting the assets but I am not sure why it is restricted by that if condition. I mean if I run 'npm run build' I expect that the dist/asstets folder will be totally deleted first and then redone so if for instance I had some images in the src/media folder that I have removed then they will also be removed from the dist/assets folder and not stay there which can cause false impressions.

To make matter worse when I ran: 'npm run localhost', that if condition still wasn't hit.


function removeExistingAssets() {
if (typeof args.localhost !== 'undefined') {
del(distPath, {force: true});
}
}

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Hi,

We will fix it. It should be like this.

if (typeof args.localhost === 'undefined') {
...

When running localhost, we exclude the delete function.

Thanks

Ok thanks, that makes a bit more sense in my eyes not sure why it was wrong in the first place...

Thank you for pointing it out. The changes should be included in the latest release. We appreciate your help.

Thanks

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