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NPM-EXPLORE(1) NPM-EXPLORE(1)

NAME

npm-explore - Browse an installed package

SYNOPSIS

npm explore <pkg> [ -- <command>]

DESCRIPTION

Spawn a subshell in the directory of the installed package specified.
If a command is specified, then it is run in the subshell, which then immediately terminates.
This is particularly handy in the case of git submodules in the node_modules folder:
npm explore some-dependency -- git pull origin master
Note that the package is not automatically rebuilt afterwards, so be sure to use npm rebuild <pkg> if you make any changes.

CONFIGURATION

shell

Default: SHELL environment variable, or "bash" on Posix, or "cmd" on Windows
Type: path
The shell to run for the npm explore command.

SEE ALSO

npm help 5 folders
npm help edit
npm help rebuild
npm help build
npm help install
October 2018