Git URL dependencies are now updated on
npm install, fixing a two-year old bug (5829ecf, @robertkowalski). Additional progress on reducing the resulting Git-related I/O is tracked as #4191, but for now, this will be a big improvement.
--no-git-tag-version option to
npm version, for doing the usual job of
npm version minus the Git tagging. This could be useful if you need to increase the version in other related files before actually adding the tag. (59ca984, @evanlucas)
npm repo and
npm docs work without any arguments, adding them to the list of npm commands that work on the package in the current directory when invoked without arguments. (bf9048e, @robertkowalski; 07600d0, @wilmoore). There are a few other commands we still want to implement this for; see #4204.