This package has been deprecated
Use the 'node' package instead. Same thing. Better name. This name will no longer get updates.
node binary into your project, which because
npm runs scripts with the local
./node_modules/.bin in the
PATH ahead of the system copy means you can have a local verion of node that is different than your system's, and manage node as a normal dependency.
Warning: don't install this globally with npm 2.
npm@2 immediately removes node, then can't run the scripts that make this work.
npm i node-bin@lts
npx node-bin@4 myscript.js
This will run
myscript.js with the latest version of node from the v4 major.
Using the shell auto-fallback of npx, you can even do it like so:
Major thanks to Kat Marchán for late-night problem solving, and to CJ Silverio and Maciej Małecki for egging me on way back when I had the idea to package node up this way. It does turn out if you ask "why not?!" once in a while something fun happens.