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global-dirs

Get the directory of globally installed packages and binaries

Uses the same resolution logic as npm and yarn.

Install

$ npm install global-dirs

Usage

const globalDirectories = require('global-dirs');

console.log(globalDirectories.npm.prefix);
//=> '/usr/local'

console.log(globalDirectories.npm.packages);
//=> '/usr/local/lib/node_modules'

console.log(globalDirectories.npm.binaries);
//=> '/usr/local/bin'

console.log(globalDirectories.yarn.packages);
//=> '/Users/sindresorhus/.config/yarn/global/node_modules'

API

globalDirectories

npm

yarn

packages

Directory with globally installed packages.

Equivalent to npm root --global.

binaries

Directory with globally installed binaries.

Equivalent to npm bin --global.

prefix

Directory with directories for packages and binaries. You probably want either of the above.

Equivalent to npm prefix --global.

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