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Allow alternate nodejs binaries #7405
Attempting to use the latest node LTS (10.15.3 - the latest LTS released March 5th) fails to install in
The issue of binaries in s3 has come up before in another context (the motivation there was related to bandwidth costs, not unavailable binaries), and a solution was implemented for
Users can now use any supported node release from
cosmicexplorer left a comment •
This is great! I've been meaning to do this for each of our no-op scripts in https://github.com/pantsbuild/binaries but haven't gotten around to it. I'm pretty enthusiastic about this, it's not clear that other build tools decide that reliably providing specific versions of the tools they rely on is part of their purview and avoiding having to re-provision your laptop/CI environment for every single tool you want to use is part of why I want to write build tools in the first place.