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MM module loading stale data??

  • I have a node helper file that is doing this:

    const NodeHelper = require("node_helper");
    const fs= require("fs");
    module.exports = NodeHelper.create({
    //here comes the part of the nodehelper after the 3 dots as posted above
            socketNotificationReceived: function(notification, payload) {
                    if(notification === "START"){
                            this.config = payload;
                            setInterval(() => {
                            }, this.config.updateInterval);
            readData: function (){
            //to read a file to do the following
                    fs.readFile('/container.html', 'utf8', (err, data) => {
                    if (err) throw err;
                    this.sendSocketNotification('DATA', data);

    This seems to present the same info… despite changing what it is in the file: container.html

    Why is that? Isn’t think loading up on every npm start?