Textual module requirement specification
FindMe is a small node library that is designed to parse a string and
generate a list of dependencies that have been found in the string
// dep: or
// req: comments.
A requirement can be defined in a number of ways. Firstly, you can specify a module simply by name:
// req: underscore
or, you can specify a particular version of underscore:
// req: underscore 1.3.x
NOTE: While findme uses the semver syntax you can
only specify either a concrete version (e.g.
1.3.3) or a latest patch
release for a specific minor version (e.g.
1.3.x). Support for other patterns
has not been provided as in general using patterns such as
>= 1 and the
like are discouraged when building apps.
In the case of some packages / modules, they are usually given an alias within
the context of your code. For instance, the underscore module exports itself as
_ character. To support this in findme powered libraries, simply specify
your requirement with an alias:
// req: underscore as _
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