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8.5.1 • Public • Published

updates

Flexible npm dependency update tool

updates is a CLI tool which checks for npm dependency updates of the current project and optionally updates package.json. It is highly configurable and is typically able to complete in less than a second.

Usage

$ npm i --save-dev updates

Then, check for new updates:

$ npx updates

When changes are satisfactory, update package.json and reinstall modules:

$ npx updates -u && rm -rf node_modules && npm i

To only reinstall modules when updates are available:

$ npx updates -uU && rm -rf node_modules && npm i

On a CI, it might be desireable to fail a build when updates are available:

$ npx updates -E

Options

See --help or below for the available options. Option that take multiple arguments can take them either via comma-separated value or by specifying the option multiple times. If an option has a optional pkg argument but none is given, the option will be applied to all packages instead.

usage: updates [options]

  Options:
    -u, --update                  Update versions and write package.json
    -p, --prerelease [<pkg,...>]  Consider prerelease versions
    -R, --release [<pkg,...>]     Only use release versions, may downgrade
    -g, --greatest [<pkg,...>]    Prefer greatest over latest version
    -i, --include <pkg,...>       Include only given packages
    -e, --exclude <pkg,...>       Exclude given packages
    -t, --types <type,...>        Check only given dependency types
    -P, --patch [<pkg,...>]       Consider only up to semver-patch
    -m, --minor [<pkg,...>]       Consider only up to semver-minor
    -E, --error-on-outdated       Exit with code 2 when updates are available and code 0 when not
    -U, --error-on-unchanged      Exit with code 0 when updates are available and code 2 when not
    -r, --registry <url>          Override npm registry URL
    -f, --file <path>             Use given package.json file or module directory
    -S, --sockets <num>           Maximum number of parallel HTTP sockets opened. Default: 64
    -j, --json                    Output a JSON object
    -c, --color                   Force-enable color output
    -n, --no-color                Disable color output
    -v, --version                 Print the version
    -h, --help                    Print this help

  Examples:
    $ updates
    $ updates -u
    $ updates -u -m -e eslint
    $ updates -u -U && rm -rf node_modules && npm i

JSON Output

The JSON output is an object with possible properties results, message and error:

$ updates -j | jq
{
  "results": {
    "string-width": {
      "old": "2.1.1",
      "new": "3.0.0",
      "info": "https://github.com/sindresorhus/string-width"
    },
    "eslint": {
      "old": "5.9.0",
      "new": "5.10.0",
      "info": "https://github.com/eslint/eslint"
    },
    "eslint-config-silverwind": {
      "old": "2.0.11",
      "new": "2.0.12",
      "info": "https://github.com/silverwind/eslint-config-silverwind"
    }
  }
}

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8.5.1

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