Lodash _.set only if object exists

I am looking to set inner properties of an object only if they already exist. Lodash _.set will create the whole hierarchy if it does not exist.

Is there an easy way to do this ? (Without and if statement ?)

Snippet below:

const obj = {a: {b: 1}};

_.set(obj, 'a.b', 2);

console.log(obj); // Great !

_.set(obj, 'a.c', 1);

console.log(obj); // Great but not what I want. I would like c not to be set because it does not exist in the first place
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The answer from Kalaiselvan A below put me on the way but this is not quite what I was looking for.

Using the same idea but improving the ternary gives me the following solution which I am happy with.

const obj = {a: {b: 1}};

_.has(obj, 'a.b') && _.set(obj, 'a.b', 2);


_.has(obj, 'a.c') && _.set(obj, 'a.c', 2);

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Source: stackoverflow