Golang : get the current working directory of a running program

Tags : golang executable file-path

Problem :

You are looking for way to get the folder/directory of the running program.

Solution :

Use https://bitbucket.org/kardianos/osext ExecutableFolder() function. For example :

 package main

 import (

 func main() {
 // get the current folder of the running program

 path, err := osext.ExecutableFolder()

 if err != nil {

 fmt.Println("Program is executing at folder :", path)

Sample output :

go run executabledir.go

Program is executing at folder : /tmp/go-build113823238/command-line-arguments/_obj/exe/

  See also : Golang : Get current file path of a file or executable

Tags : golang executable file-path

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