standardpaths 0.0.1-alpha.1

Library for getting standard paths

To use this package, run the following command in your project's root directory:

Manual usage
Put the following dependency into your project's dependences section:

This package provides sub packages which can be used individually:

standardpaths:printdirs - A minimal D application.

standardpaths:findexecutable - A minimal D application.

Standard paths

D library for getting standard paths (e.g. Pictures, Music, Documents). Inspired by QStandardPaths from Qt.

The library is in early development. API may change in future. Join discussions in Issues if you're interested.

Currently works on Windows, Linux and FreeBSD.


Prints some standard paths to stdout.

dub run standardpaths:printdirs --build=release

Find executable

Take name of executable as command line argument and search PATH environment variable for retrieving absolute path to file.

dub run standardpaths:findexecutable --build=release -- whoami

Implementation details


On Posix systems library uses XDG Base Directory Specification and xdg-user-dirs.


On Windows it utilizes SHGetSpecialFolderPath.

  • Roman Chistokhodov
Sub packages:
standardpaths:printdirs, standardpaths:findexecutable
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