Get XDG Base Directory paths
$ npm install --save xdg-basedir
const xdgBasedir = require('xdg-basedir'); xdgBasedir.data; //=> '/home/sindresorhus/.local/share' xdgBasedir.config; //=> '/home/sindresorhus/.config' xdgBasedir.dataDirs //=> ['/home/sindresorhus/.local/share', '/usr/local/share/', '/usr/share/']
.runtime will return
null in the uncommon case that both the XDG environment variable is not set and the users home directory can't be found. You need to handle this case. A common solution is to fall back to a temp directory.
Directory for user specific data files.
Directory for user specific configuration files.
Directory for user specific non-essential data files.
Directory for user-specific non-essential runtime files and other file objects (such as sockets, named pipes, etc).
Preference-ordered array of base directories to search for data files in addition to
Preference-ordered array of base directories to search for configuration files in addition to
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