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parent-module

Get the path of the parent module

    3.0.0latest

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21,674,926
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Breaking

  • Require Node.js 12.20 (#6) 39e59cb
  • This package is now pure ESM. Please read this.

https://github.com/sindresorhus/parent-module/compare/v2.0.0...v3.0.0

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parent-module

Get the path of the parent module

Node.js exposes module.parent, but it only gives you the first cached parent, which is not necessarily the actual parent.

Install

npm install parent-module

Usage

// bar.js import parentModule from 'parent-module'; export default function bar() { console.log(parentModule()); //=> '/Users/sindresorhus/dev/unicorn/foo.js' }; // foo.js import bar from './bar.js'; bar();

API

parentModule(filePath?)

By default, it will return the path of the immediate parent.

filePath

Type: string
Default: __filename

The file path of the module of which to get the parent path.

Useful if you want it to work multiple module levels down.

Tip

Combine it with read-pkg-up to read the package.json of the parent module.

import path from 'node:path'; import {readPackageUpSync} from 'read-pkg-up'; import parentModule from 'parent-module'; console.log(readPackageUpSync({cwd: path.dirname(parentModule())}).pkg); //=> {name: 'chalk', version: '1.0.0', …}
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What is parent-module?

Get the path of the parent module

Is parent-module popular?

The npm package parent-module receives a total of 20,606,749 weekly downloads. As such, parent-module popularity was classified as popular.

Is parent-module well maintained?

We found that parent-module demonstrated a healthy version release cadence and project activity. It has 1 open source maintainer collaborating on the project.

Last updated on 04 Oct 2021
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