npm link all your packages together!
Sometimes Link needs a little help from Zelda.
- Install it globally.
npm install -g zelda
zeldafrom your node project directory. For example:
cd ~/code/my-project zelda
zelda finds all the node packages in your code folder (
~/code/ in the example). If any of these packages are listed as a dependency in the nearest
package.json of your working directory, it automatically symlinks it for you.
Zelda assumes that all your code lives in the directory one level up from the folder where you run
zelda. So, keep all your packages in a single folder like
~/code and run
zelda inside one of the projects (ex:
what you might do if you're clever
- Clone a cool project.
mkdir ~/code cd ~/code git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:feross/webtorrent.git
- Clone the project dependencies you plan to work on.
git clone email@example.com:feross/bittorrent-protocol.git git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:feross/bittorrent-swarm.git git clone email@example.com:feross/bittorrent-dht.git
npm installall project dependencies, but
npm linkthe ones that are local.
cd webtorrent zelda
Gone are the days of running tons of
npm link commands by hand!
npm linkall your modules together
- Recursively runs
npm installso your freshly cloned projects are ready to go!
link is better with zelda!
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