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From: shana...@disroot.org
To: "Pirate Praveen" <prav...@onenetbeyond.org>
Sent: November 2, 2016 3:51 PM
Subject: Re: [Pkg-javascript-devel] How debian manages npm module version 
conflicts ?
November 2, 2016 2:21 PM, "Pirate Praveen" <prav...@onenetbeyond.org> wrote:

> On Wednesday 02 November 2016 03:50 PM, shana...@disroot.org wrote:
> 
>> Does debian allow installation of multiple version of same npm module
>> via package manager ?.
>> 
>> If not how will debian manage version conflicts like module a requires
>> module c@1 and module b requires c@2 ?
> 
> We'll update module a to use c@2. As a last resort we can add version
> number to the package like node-c1, node-c2 or embed c@1 in a or embed
> c@2 in b, but that is really a last resort.
> 
> I think the question was triggered by this
> https://github.com/jonschlinkert/global-modules/issues/5
> 
> Is there a way we can distinguish if the module is accessed via npm or
> native debian nodejs?
> 
> The command name always seem to be nodejs and node is a symlink to nodejs.

process.env._ gives it, but global-modules' description says that it returns
"The directory used by npm for globally installed npm modules." and its always
'/usr/lib/node_modules'

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