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Prepublish scripts are run on dep install #4396

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vendethiel opened this Issue · 3 comments

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@vendethiel
//> npm version
{ http_parser: '1.0',
  node: '0.11.9',
  v8: '3.22.24.5',
  uv: '0.11.15',
  zlib: '1.2.3',
  modules: '13',
  openssl: '1.0.1e',
  npm: '1.3.15' }

When trying to install linify, I get an error Cannot find module 'minimatch' on prepublish script, even if the dependency is listed.
According to @ForbesLindesay this problem doesn't exist on stable node (Opening here because it seems modules-related more than node-related).

@ForbesLindesay
npm member

Sorry, the issue title isn't quite right. The issue is that prepublish scripts are being run on install, even when being installed as a dependency of something else.

@vendethiel

Updated.

@othiym23

Closed as duplicate of #3059.

@othiym23 othiym23 closed this
@othiym23 othiym23 added the bug label
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