global-directory
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global-directory

Get the directory of globally installed packages and binaries

Uses the same resolution logic as npm and yarn.

Install

npm install global-directory

Usage

import globalDirectory from 'global-directory';

console.log(globalDirectory.npm.prefix);
//=> '/usr/local'

console.log(globalDirectory.npm.packages);
//=> '/usr/local/lib/node_modules'

console.log(globalDirectory.npm.binaries);
//=> '/usr/local/bin'

console.log(globalDirectory.yarn.packages);
//=> '/Users/sindresorhus/.config/yarn/global/node_modules'

API

globalDirectory

npm

yarn

packages

The directory with globally installed packages.

Equivalent to npm root --global.

binaries

The directory with globally installed binaries.

Equivalent to npm bin --global.

prefix

The directory with directories for packages and binaries. You probably want either of the above.

Equivalent to npm prefix --global.

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Install

npm i global-directory

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Version

4.0.1

License

MIT

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