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"make install" always installs latest version of npm #609
When I download specific version of npm as a tarball, I expect that firing "make install" will install this particular version.
So it always installs the latest version, disregarding the actual sources from tarball.
I would like to provide a patch, but first I wanted to make sure this is a bug and not a desired behavior :)
Anyway, my quick-and-dirty fix: LaggyLuke/npm@ff83f1ba0d3b52568999dcdbd64b2d511eeb1f2f
I'm sure there's a better way to do it (starting with not parsing package.json with awk :)), but I need to get some advice on how to approach this and if it's worth approaching at all.
Ouch, this is emarassing. Note to self: RTFM.
Then just my $0.02: