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replace-homedir

replace-homedir

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Replace user home in a string with another string. Useful for tildifying a path.

Usage

var replaceHomedir = require('replace-homedir');
 
var shortPath = replaceHomedir('/Users/phated/myProject', '~');
// shortPath === '~/myProject'

API

replaceHomedir(path, replacement)

Takes a string path as the first argument and a string or function replacement as the second argument. If the path is absolute and begins with the User's homedir, the homedir portion of the path is replaced with replacement using String#replace.

If path is not a string, the function will throw.

License

MIT