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"name": "osenv",
"version": "0.0.3",
"main": "osenv.js",
"directories": {
"test": "test"
"dependencies": {},
"devDependencies": {
"tap": "~0.2.5"
"scripts": {
"test": "tap test/*.js"
"repository": {
"type": "git",
"url": "git://"
"keywords": [
"author": {
"name": "Isaac Z. Schlueter",
"email": "",
"url": ""
"license": "BSD",
"description": "Look up environment settings specific to different operating systems",
"readme": "# osenv\n\nLook up environment settings specific to different operating systems.\n\n## Usage\n\n```javascript\nvar osenv = require('osenv')\nvar path = osenv.path()\nvar user = osenv.user()\n// etc.\n\n// Some things are not reliably in the env, and have a fallback command:\nvar h = osenv.hostname(function (er, hostname) {\n h = hostname\n})\n// This will still cause it to be memoized, so calling osenv.hostname()\n// is now an immediate operation.\n\n// You can always send a cb, which will get called in the nextTick\n// if it's been memoized, or wait for the fallback data if it wasn't\n// found in the environment.\nosenv.hostname(function (er, hostname) {\n if (er) console.error('error looking up hostname')\n else console.log('this machine calls itself %s', hostname)\n})\n```\n\n## osenv.hostname()\n\nThe machine name. Calls `hostname` if not found.\n\n## osenv.user()\n\nThe currently logged-in user. Calls `whoami` if not found.\n\n## osenv.prompt()\n\nEither PS1 on unix, or PROMPT on Windows.\n\n## osenv.tmpdir()\n\nThe place where temporary files should be created.\n\n## osenv.home()\n\nNo place like it.\n\n## osenv.path()\n\nAn array of the places that the operating system will search for\nexecutables.\n\n## osenv.editor() \n\nReturn the executable name of the editor program. This uses the EDITOR\nand VISUAL environment variables, and falls back to `vi` on Unix, or\n`notepad.exe` on Windows.\n\n##\n\nThe SHELL on Unix, which Windows calls the ComSpec. Defaults to 'bash'\nor 'cmd'.\n",
"_id": "osenv@0.0.3",
"_from": "osenv@latest"
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