Resolve a directory that is either local, global or in the user's home directory.
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Resolve a directory that is either local, global or in the user's home directory.


Install with npm:

$ npm install --save resolve-dir


var resolve = require('resolve-dir');

Returns a local directory path unchanged

//=> 'a'

Resolves the path to user home

//=> '/Users/jonschlinkert'
//=> '/Users/jonschlinkert/foo'

Resolves the path to global npm modules

//=> '/usr/local/lib/node_modules'
//=> '/usr/local/lib/node_modules/foo'


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Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Building docs

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Running tests

Install dev dependencies:

$ npm install -d && npm test


Jon Schlinkert


Copyright © 2016, Jon Schlinkert. Released under the MIT license.

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