Pirate Praveen <prav...@onenetbeyond.org> writes:

> On 2017, ഡിസംബർ 1 4:08:53 PM IST, Ben Finney <bign...@debian.org> wrote:
> >Ross Gammon <javascr...@the-gammons.net> writes:
> >
> >> This tripped me up too when packaging something that needed the
> >> system-wide installed Tasks.
> >
> >So the Debian packages install the plug-ins, in such a way that it
> >doesn't work by default with Debian-packaged ‘grunt’?
>
> No, grunt upstream does not support loading tasks from a global path
> and plugin packages cannot fix this. Its against nodejs culture of
> forcing local dependencies.

That makes me very sad. I hope that sanity can be restored to NodeJS,
but with such a fundamental breakage I don't see it any time soon.

> This will have to be a feature we add to debian's grunt. It already
> has some basic support and has scope for improvement.

Thank you for explaining.

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Ben Finney


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