April 27, 2016

NPM proxy cache for CI

Same like bower, it might happen that you need to build things not only locally but also in some sort of CI. Deploying a npm proxy cache is fairly easy. Installation I suggest to add a specific user for this: useradd -m -d /var/cache/npm -s /bin/false npm Some neccessary packages: apt-get install nodejs You probably want to fetch the latest packages. Now we install the cache: sudo -u npm /bin/bash cd npm install npm-proxy-cache Startup /etc/systemd/system/npm-proxy-cache. Read more