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Get the npm global path prefix.


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What is global-prefix?

The global-prefix npm package provides a way to determine the path of the global npm directory on a system. This can be useful for packages that need to know where global modules are installed, for example, to check if a certain global package is installed or to install a package globally programmatically.

What are global-prefix's main functionalities?

Get global npm prefix

This feature allows you to retrieve the path of the global npm directory. The code sample requires the global-prefix module and then logs the global npm prefix to the console.

const globalPrefix = require('global-prefix');
console.log(globalPrefix);

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global-prefix NPM version Build Status

Get the npm global path prefix.

Install

Install with npm:

$ npm install global-prefix --save

This is the code used by npm internally to resolve the global prefix.

Usage

var prefix = require('global-prefix');
//=> '/usr/local'
  • global-modules: The directory used by npm for globally installed npm modules. | homepage
  • global-paths: Returns an array of unique "global" directories based on the user's platform and environment. The… more | homepage

Running tests

Install dev dependencies:

$ npm install -d && npm test

Contributing

Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Authors

Jon Schlinkert

License

Copyright © 2016 Jon Schlinkert Copyright (c) npm, Inc. and Contributors Released under the MIT license.


This file was generated by verb, v0.9.0, on March 13, 2016.

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