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untildify

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Converts a tilde path to an absolute path.

Use String.prototype.replace() with a regular expression and OS.homedir() to replace the ~ in the start of the path with the home directory.

const untildify = str => str.replace(/^~($|\/|\\)/, `${require('os').homedir()}$1`);