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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!

FEATURES

BUGFIXES

DOCS

DEPENDENCIES


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!