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From Michal Mocny <mmo...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: sans sudo on npm install
Date Tue, 13 May 2014 12:10:18 GMT
Tommy, how do you install locally?

Specifically, do you install cordova inside a workspace, and if so, how do
you create that workspace first?

-Michal


On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 4:47 PM, Tommy Williams <tommy@devgeeks.org> wrote:

> Just as an aside, I go the other way.. I install Cordova locally. This way
> I can have different versions of Cordova for different apps. I just use a
> build tool (npm run or grunt etc) to call the local cordova .
>
> Maybe we should revisit the grunt-style split between the global
> cordova-cli and a local Cordova that actually does the heavy lifting?
> On 13 May 2014 04:49, "Brian LeRoux" <b@brian.io> wrote:
>
> > You cannot install a module globally with a default install of Node. This
> > isn't really a Cordova issue but one of taste. Some people like to
> isolate
> > their systems and not install modules globally. Indeed, this is probably
> a
> > good practice. We could point the way in the docs but we do not want to
> > change our install instructions to something that will fail by default.
> >
> >
> > On Mon, May 12, 2014 at 10:34 AM, Wargo, John <john.wargo@sap.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > I chatted with Fil about this in the pre-3 days and it was a
> requirement
> > > at the time. Have things changed to the point where it works without
> it?
> > >  Every time I've tried to do it without sudo on Macintosh it fails.
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Marcel Kinard [mailto:cmarcelk@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Friday, May 09, 2014 10:01 AM
> > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > Subject: sans sudo on npm install
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > > http://howtonode.org/introduction-to-npm
> > >
> > >
> >
> http://justjs.com/posts/npm-link-developing-your-own-npm-modules-without-tears
> > >
> > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-5320
> > >
> >
>

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