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cache configuration details hard to find
I saw someone using
npm ci --cache ~/some-dir in a build script.
I couldn’t find any explanation of this
--cache flag in https://docs.npmjs.com/all or in
npm help install.
I guess it defines the location of the NPM cache but I’m still not clear on (a) what is the default value (b) what does it do if there’s a cache-miss, etc.
I’m using NPM 5.8.
The cache is documented here:
Which is also accessible through
$ npm help cache.
For future reference, the entire list of config flags for npm lives here:
$ npm help 7 config
It -would- be nice if we documented
offline in a more findable way, so I would love a patch for that if you’re interested! Some mention of the
cache option in
$ npm help install seems like a good idea.
So I’m moving this to #support:docs-needed!