cache-directory

Find the proper cache directory based on operating system

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cache-directory
Find the proper cache directory based on operating system

Installation

npm install cache-directory

Usage

cache-directory takes one argument, the app name.
var cacheDir = require('cache-directory');

console.log(cacheDir('myApp'));

Caveats

When run on OS X, cache-directory assumes it isn't run in a sandboxed process environment. If it is, it will probably break. Additionally, the app name is used instead of the conventional1 bundle identifier (for simplicity and because many cache-directory consumers won't necessarily have a bundle identifier).
If a suitable cache directory can't be found, cache-directory will return null. You need to handle this case. A reasonable course of action would be to use a temp directory, for which you can use the cache-or-tmp-directory2 module.

License

LGPL 3.0+

Author

Alex Jordan
1: https://developer.apple.com/library/prerelease/content/documentation/FileManagement/Conceptual/FileSystemProgrammingGuide/MacOSXDirectories/MacOSXDirectories.html#//appleref/doc/uid/TP40010672-CH10-SW1 2: https://npmjs.com/package/cache-or-tmp-directory