npm-pack(3) -- Create a tarball from a package
For anything that's installable (that is, a package folder, tarball,
tarball url, name@tag, name@version, or name), this command will fetch
it to the cache, and then copy the tarball to the current working
<name>-<version>.tgz, and then write the filenames out to
If the same package is specified multiple times, then the file will be overwritten the second time.
If no arguments are supplied, then npm packs the current package folder.