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Package request: n - nodejs version management
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Description

Name: n
Homepage: https://github.com/tj/n
Why should this be included in the repository?

Same reasons than NVM:

Allows for multiple sandboxed versions of Node and NPM to be installed along side each other. This is useful for two reasons:

  • It means that software in the repo like Atom, vscode etc. can depend on 1 version of node, (For example and LTS release) and a developer that needs node and NPM at a different version (For example the current release) can use that without conflict.
  • It means that developers can easily switch between versions. This is handy when testing if a program works on older or newer versions that it was not originally developed on.

It's more easy to package and maintain than NVM.

Is it Open Source: yes (MIT)
Who and how many users do you anticipate will use this software? Developers that have to work with nodejs as a daily basis and that work with old projects

Link to source tarball/zip file: https://github.com/tj/n/archive/v2.1.11.tar.gz

Skyeun created this task.Wed, Jan 30, 8:08 AM

Plus I already have a working package and volonter to maintain it

JoshStrobl closed this task as Wontfix.Sat, Feb 9, 8:28 PM
JoshStrobl added a subscriber: JoshStrobl.

Closing as WONTFIX. It's a single bash script, just download the thing.