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shell-env

3.0.0 • Public • Published

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Get environment variables from the shell

Especially useful for Electron apps as GUI apps on macOS doesn't inherit the environment variables defined in your dotfiles (.bashrc/.bash_profile/.zshrc/etc).

Install

$ npm install shell-env

Usage

const shellEnv = require('shell-env');
 
console.log(shellEnv.sync());
//=> {TERM_PROGRAM: 'Apple_Terminal', SHELL: '/bin/zsh', ...}
 
console.log(shellEnv.sync('/bin/bash'));
//=> {TERM_PROGRAM: 'iTerm.app', SHELL: '/bin/zsh', ...}

API

shellEnv([shell])

Return a promise for the environment variables.

shellEnv.sync([shell])

Returns the environment variables.

shell

Type: string
Default: User default shell

Shell to read the environment variables from.

Related

  • shell-path - Get the $PATH from the shell
  • fix-path - Fix the $PATH on macOS when run from a GUI app
  • shell-history - Get the command history of the user's shell

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License

MIT

Install

npm i shell-env

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