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Release: npm@6.9.0-next.0

A new pre-release of the npm cli has been tagged! You can install it with npm i -g npm@next or try it out with npx npm@next …

Pre-releases are promoted to latest after about a week if no serious issues stop them. Try it out, tell us what you think! :thinking:

latest: 6.8.0
next: 6.9.0-next.0

This release includes EXCITING NEW FEATURES, such as time traveling installs and dependency aliases!





Nice, didn’t realize aliases would be here already!

exciting to see aliases!

The --before flag is super awesome!
In the past I already wished for this to be included in other package managers (like apt) because it just makes sense to have it!