Synopsis

Invoked with no package arguments in a writable dependency folder:

xpm link [<options> ...]

Invoked with arguments referring to writable dependencies:

xpm link [<options> ...] [<packs>...]

Aliases:

  • lnk

Description

By default, dependencies are installed in read-only folders, to avoid inadvertently damaging their contents.

This command provides a unified solution for continuing development of source xPacks while being used as dependencies in an application.

It does this by replacing the links to the read-only folders in the global xPacks store by links to writable folders.

This is done in two steps:

  • create a special link (called .link) from the global xPacks store to the writable folder; this is done by invoking xpm link in the writable folder
  • replace the link in the application with a link to the above .link; this is done by invoking xpm link <package> in the application folder.

Example:

TBD

Options

Help (--help)

$ xpm link --help

xPack manager - create links to packages under development
Usage: xpm link [options...] [--config <config_name>] [[@<scope>/]<name>]

Link options:
  -c|--config <config_name>  Link to the configuration build folder (optional)

Common options:
  --loglevel <level>         Set log level (silent|warn|info|verbose|debug|trace)
  -s|--silent                Disable all messages (--loglevel silent)
  -q|--quiet                 Mostly quiet, warnings and errors (--loglevel warn)
  --informative              Informative (--loglevel info)
  -v|--verbose               Verbose (--loglevel verbose)
  -d|--debug                 Debug messages (--loglevel debug)
  -dd|--trace                Trace messages (--loglevel trace, -d -d)
  --no-update-notifier       Skip check for a more recent version
  -C <folder>                Set current folder

xpm -h|--help                Quick help
xpm --version                Show version
xpm -i|--interactive         Enter interactive mode

npm xpm@0.9.0 '/Users/ilg/.nvm/versions/node/v14.16.0/lib/node_modules/xpm'
Home page: <https://xpack.github.io/xpm/>
Bug reports: <https://github.com/xpack/xpm-js/issues/>

Configuration (-c|--config)

Link the development package into an existing configuration build folder instead of the top project folder.

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