Refat Rafi Refat Rafi - 3 months ago 19
React JSX Question

Getting working directory and file name in react & webpack

I am working with a react js project. i am using webpack and redux with that. Here is the folder structure of my project.

-assets
-src
-component
-index.jsx
-container
-index.jsx


For now i want to use dynamic className for the index.jsx files according to their working directory name. Example:

for index.jsx in the folder component, the className will be


src-component


for index.jsx in the folder container, the className will be


src-component


I have tried to use npm module path for that. But the __dirname gives the output of the url of the browser '/'. How can i get that pwd from the jsx file.

Answer

By default, webpack mocks Node's __dirname to "/". You can enable the real dirname by adding the following to your webpack configuration:

node: {
    __dirname: true
},

After that, __dirname will be set, relative to the resolve context in your webpack configuration.

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