Join GitHub today
GitHub is home to over 28 million developers working together to host and review code, manage projects, and build software together.Sign up
Use Yarn to manage dependencies #38481
We moved to Yarn to manage our dependencies. The big advantage is, of course, speed. I report 3x faster
For everyone in @Microsoft/vscode, please read:
What do I have to do?
You're good to go.
How do I do
Nov 16, 2017
4 of 5 checks passed
referenced this pull request
Nov 16, 2017
@bpasero @Tyriar FYI the
Concerning this line:
Yarn themselves recommend installing Yarn through other means than the node package manager for Linux and MacOS with the former varying on the distro and the latter having options for both Homebrew and MacPorts. Installing Yarn through
I therefore strongly suggest referencing the Yarn installation page for readers that are not using Windows: https://yarnpkg.com/lang/en/docs/install/
@felixfbecker I have too little experience with the aforementioned non-Windows environments to be able to properly answer that, therefore I can only assume that if there wasn't a compelling reason to do so then Yarn wouldn't be recommending its users to install it through their recommend ways.
@Favna I could see how they don't want to be "coupled" in any way to npm, i.e. no want to require npm to install yarn, as they are a competitor to npm. It always felt weird using npm to install bower. That is definitely not a reason to "strongly suggest" stop using npm...