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I'm trying to write a function that checks if a directory is empty and returns true if it is and false if it is not. But because of the async nature of node.js, the variable I'm trying to give the results of the function is always undefined.

here is the code:

const isDirEmpty = () => {
    let path = "./files_to_move";
    fs.readdir(path, async function(err, files) {
        if (err) {
           throw err;
        } else {
            if (!files.length) {
                return true;
            else {
                console.log("not empty");
                return false;

let re = isDirEmpty();

Thank you in advance.

What I have tried:

I don't really know what to try... if anyone can at least link a resource that I can study from, that would be much appreciated.

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