Ansible role which provisions nodejs and npm modules using nvm
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Ansible Role: NodeJS

Build Status stability-stable Ansible Nodejs MIT licensed

  • Installs NVM (Node Version Manager)
  • Installs IVM (IOJS Version Manager) when configured
  • Installs Node.js v4, v5, v6, v7, v8 and v9 (uses NVM - Node Javascript Library)
  • Installs IOJS when configured
  • Installs NPM packages (Node Package Manager)

Requirements

None.

Role Variables

Default Node version

node_version: 10.5.0

All Node versions to install

node_versions:
  - 4.9.1
  - 5.12.0
  - 6.14.3
  - 7.10.1
  - 8.11.3
  - 9.11.2

Node packages to download

node_packages:
  - { name: backbone }
  - { name: grunt }
  - { name: underscore }
  - { name: yosay }

Note: In order to install IOJS versions via IVM, configure both IVM and IOJS tasks to execute as follows:

install_ivm: true
install_iojs: true
node_version: 3.0.0
node_versions:
- 1.0.0
- 2.0.0

Note: In order for this role to do what it does, it uses a script which includes the nvm script to make the function available. This is stored as a file which is then executed from the $PATH. You may configure where the file is stored for execution, however the task associated to this is executed by the root user.

nvm_symlink_exec: /usr/local/bin/nvm

Dependencies

None.

Example Playbook

- hosts: localhost
  roles:
    - fubarhouse.nodejs

License

MIT / BSD

Author Information

This role was created in 2015 by Karl Hepworth.