How to get the home directory from a PHP CLI script

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From the command line, I can get the home directory like this:

~/

How can I get the home directory inside my PHP CLI script?

#!/usr/bin/php
<?php
echo realpath(~/);
?>
Nov 3, 2020 in PHP by kartik
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1 answer to this question.

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Hello @kartik,

You can fetch the value of $HOME from the environment:

<?php
    $home = getenv("HOME");
?>

Hope it helps!!

Thank You!!

answered Nov 3, 2020 by Niroj
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