Get your PATH prepended with locally installed binaries
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Get your PATH prepended with locally installed binaries

In npm run scripts you can execute locally installed binaries by name. This enables the same outside npm.

Install

$ npm install --save npm-run-path

Usage

const childProcess = require('child_process');
const npmRunPath = require('npm-run-path');

console.log(process.env.PATH);
//=> '/usr/local/bin'

console.log(npmRunPath());
//=> '/Users/sindresorhus/dev/foo/node_modules/.bin:/Users/sindresorhus/dev/node_modules/.bin:/Users/sindresorhus/node_modules/.bin:/Users/node_modules/.bin:/node_modules/.bin:/usr/local/bin'

// `foo` is a locally installed binary
childProcess.execFileSync('foo', {
	env: npmRunPath.env()
});

API

npmRunPath([options])

options

cwd

Type: string
Default: process.cwd()

Working directory.

path

Type: string
Default: PATH

PATH to be appended.
Set it to an empty string to exclude the default PATH.

npmRunPath.env([options])

options

cwd

Type: string
Default: process.cwd()

Working directory.

env

Type: Object

Accepts an object of environment variables, like process.env, and modifies the PATH using the correct PATH key. Use this if you're modifying the PATH for use in the child_process options.

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License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus