pkg-dir

Find the root directory of a Node.js project or npm package


Keywords
package, json, root, npm, entry, find, up, find-up, findup, look-up, look, file, search, match, resolve, parent, parents, folder, directory, dir, walk, walking, path
License
MIT
Install
npm install pkg-dir@3.0.0

Documentation

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Find the root directory of a Node.js project or npm package

Install

$ npm install pkg-dir

Usage

/
└── Users
    └── sindresorhus
        └── foo
            ├── package.json
            └── bar
                ├── baz
                └── example.js
// example.js
const pkgDir = require('pkg-dir');

(async () => {
	const rootDir = await pkgDir(__dirname);

	console.log(rootDir);
	//=> '/Users/sindresorhus/foo'
})();

API

pkgDir([cwd])

Returns a Promise for either the project root path or undefined if it couldn't be found.

pkgDir.sync([cwd])

Returns the project root path or undefined if it couldn't be found.

cwd

Type: string
Default: process.cwd()

Directory to start from.

Related

  • pkg-dir-cli - CLI for this module
  • pkg-up - Find the closest package.json file
  • find-up - Find a file by walking up parent directories

License

MIT © Sindre Sorhus