jlpm run remove:package deletes your source code! #5803
While debugging #5802, I wanted to run a dev install of JupyterLab with a dev install of my extension. I followed the steps outlined in https://jupyterlab.readthedocs.io/en/stable/developer/extension_dev.html#extension-authoring.
Specifically, I ran:
From the root of my jupyterlab master checkout. However, I couldn't find a command combination that'll load both my jupyterlab master and my local extension's master.
I decided to try the 'turn it off and on again' strategy, and ran
This actually deleted my source directory completely without warning! The documentation specifically says it won't do this. I lost all my source code since last git push, since this took the .git directory with it too.
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Thanks for catching this @yuvipanda, and sorry for the close call with your code
The intention for
The documentation is out-of-date (it used to be
I propose we do the following:
Does that seem reasonable to you @yuvipanda?
…hs for packages and added an error message for the case where the user supplies an absolute path. See issue jupyterlab#5803.