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From Shazron <>
Subject Re: sans sudo on npm install
Date Mon, 12 May 2014 06:31:36 GMT
The premise here is npm running sudo is dangerous. Here's what it does with
that power:

Note that the issue was filed and closed _after_ this article was written,
so the article is actually stale:

In my opinion, sudo is fine based on @izs' npm issue explanation above.

On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 9:28 PM, Brian LeRoux <> wrote:

> I object. This does not solve a problem Cordova has set out to solve but
> this does make installation unnecessarily harder. Linking those docs for
> those whom want to level up their Node, and shell, acumen seems reasonable.
> I'm not a Node.js expert, but the Linux person inside me says that using
> sudo to install and run things ought to be avoided if possible.
> Would there be objection if I changed cordova-docs to omit sudo from the
> npm install commands? And added references to some of these items below?

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