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Enables to find the first package in the path hierarchy.
It checks recursively for a
package.json beginning in the first directory of its path.
Bower information are completed with the
directory property normaly stored in the
Take a look to the TODO if you want to help towards the next steps.
Execute following line
npm install firstname.lastname@example.org --save
var root = require('package.root.finder');
Returns an Object with following properties:
name: the name of the parent module
directory: the directory of the parent module
package: the parent module's package.json content
bower: the parent module's bower.json content or false if no bower is used. Also holds the
path: absolut path to the parent module directory
Access the values with the point notation:
var root = require('package.root.finder'); // get parent module's name root.name // or root.package.name // get root path root.path // get bower directory root.bower.directory
require: the same as node's native require method, but loads the wanted package from the root package dependencies. Awaits a String as argument: 'mypackage' or '../root/folder/somefile', '../package.json'