Demo entry 2352941



Submitted by anonymous on Aug 11, 2015 at 09:31
Language: JavaScript. Code size: 4.2 kB.

#!/usr/bin/env node
 * An extended install script which installs packages you have in package.json's dependencies or the packages you have mentioned
 *  (similar to npm install) in the first path that is in $NODE_PATH
 * This action allow you to install your packages in one repository and require('your_own_private_package') from this
 *  private repository (e.g. local folder) without worry about relative path and without worry of duplication of
 *  instances (for example module A and B each located in different places without the same root, but both requires
 *  module C and both required by module D normally will create two instances of C.
 *  However with this approach module D will cache module C for both of them using one instance.
 * Created by kfirerez on 7/15/15.

var npm = undefined;
    npm = require("npm");
    console.log('Cannot find npm. Try to include the global node modules (e.g. /usr/local/lib/node_modules) in NODE_PATH env.');
    console.log('Note that if you like to install your modules in special location other then global you should prefix NODE_PATH with that location');
var packageJson = require('./package');

npm.load(packageJson, function (er, npm) {
    // use the npm object, now that it's loaded.

    var packages = resolvePackages(packageJson);
    var location = resolveEXModulesLocation();
    npm.commands.install(location, packages.list, function(){
        console.log('Install command arguments' + JSON.stringify(arguments));

 * Returns a location as follow:
 * 1. If --prefix paramter was specified with a location parameter after it, it will return that location.
 * 2. If NODE_PATH contains one location and --allowOnePath is specified in the execution arguments or if it has more
 *  than one paths in it.
 * 3. Otherwise return './'
 * @return {*}
function resolveEXModulesLocation() {
    var paths = [];
    var allowOnePath = false;
        paths = process.env.NODE_PATH.split(':');
    if(process.argv.length > 2){
        for(var i=2; i<process.argv.length; i++){
            if(process.argv[i] === '--prefix' && i<process.argv.length-1){
                return process.argv[i+1];
            if(process.argv[i] === '---allowOnePath'){
                allowOnePath = true;
    if(!paths || paths.length === 0 || (paths.length === 1 && !allowOnePath) ) {
        console.log('NODE_PATH is either empty or contain only one entry which is the global node modules location. ' +
            'If you like to use that entry specify --allowOnePath in the script arguments');
        return './';

    return paths[0];

 * Resolve which packages need to install. Either a specified package or the packages listed in package.json dependencies
 * @param packageJson
 * @return {{list: Array}}
function resolvePackages(packageJson){
    if(process.argv.length <=2 && (!packageJson || !packageJson.dependencies)){
        console.error('You must specify package to install or include dependencies in package.json');

    if(process.argv.length <= 2){
        return {
            list: Object.keys(packageJson.dependencies)
    var packages = {
        list: []
    for(var i=2; i<process.argv.length; i++){
        if(process.argv[i].indexOf('--') === 0){
                case '--save':
                case '--save-dev':
                case '--save-optional':
                case '--save-exact':
                    //TODO:Fix or handle this issues
                case '--prefix':
                    i++;//skip the next argument as well
    if(packages.list.length === 0){
        console.error('You must specify package to install or include dependencies in package.json');

    return packages;

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