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Installer written in ShellJs instead of .sh / .ps1 / etc #382

Iristyle opened this Issue Sep 11, 2012 · 2 comments

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Ok, so this may not be a good idea, but tossing it out there anyhow.

I think it could be useful to just use ShellJs and make scripts/ into scripts/install.js to simplify the Yeoman install / bootstrap procedure across different operating systems.

Obviously different OS'es have different package managers anyhow.. and Windows will veer away from the others a bit -- but ShellJS has a pretty reasonable cross-OS solution IMHO.

Of course, this adds shelljs to Yeomans package.json as a dep... so not sure how well this jives with the intended install from

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hemanth commented Sep 13, 2012

Please read #400

@hemanth hemanth closed this Sep 13, 2012
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It's probably a great idea btw. we're just gonna keep this aspect simpler for now.

@paulirish paulirish reopened this Sep 13, 2012
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