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@@ -167,6 +167,18 @@ then the user could change the behavior by doing:
Force npm to always require authentication when accessing the registry,
even for `GET` requests.
+### bin-links
+* Default: `true`
+* Type: Boolean
+Tells npm to create symlinks (or `.cmd` shims on Windows) for package
+Set to false to have it not do this. This can be used to work around
+the fact that some file systems don't support symlinks, even on
+ostensibly Unix systems.
### browser
* Default: OS X: `"open"`, others: `"google-chrome"`
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