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It should be possible to do Npm.depends with a url ({"module": "https://......tar.gz"}) #9236

edi9999 opened this issue Oct 16, 2017 · 3 comments


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@edi9999 edi9999 commented Oct 16, 2017

meteor version :

Create a package with following package.js file :

	async: "",

Actual behavior :

The code is failing with :

package.js:1:-26: must declare valid version of dependency: async@

Expected behavior.

It should install the module

npm install works as expected.

I have found the source of the problem and will do a small Merge request.

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@hwillson hwillson commented Oct 17, 2017

Thanks for reporting this @edi9999. I wouldn't necessarily call this a bug; Npm.depends was designed to meet NPM's original dependency requirements, which at the time didn't include supporting any type of http/https URL. Adjusting Npm.depends to line up with is more of a feature request. That being said, since you're already submitted a PR to address this, we'll leave this issue open here (instead of migrating it to Thanks for your work on this!

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@bmanturner bmanturner commented Oct 24, 2017

I actually do this already... The following works for me.

  'ionic-sdk': '',
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@hwillson hwillson commented Oct 24, 2017

@bmanturner That works, but the submitted PR (#9237) is interested in opening things up further. The current implementation supports tarball links in the format you mentioned, with a commit hash. The PR opens this up to any http/https based link.

@benjamn benjamn closed this in 16b74e5 Nov 22, 2017
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