npm-deprecate - Man Page

Name

npm-deprecate — Deprecate a version of a package

Synopsis

npm deprecate <pkg>[@<version>] <message>

Description

This command will update the npm registry entry for a package, providing a deprecation warning to all who attempt to install it.

It works on version ranges https://semver.npmjs.com/ as well as specific  versions, so you can do something like this:

npm deprecate my-thing@"< 0.2.3" "critical bug fixed in v0.2.3"

Note that you must be the package owner to deprecate something.  See the owner and adduser help topics.

To un-deprecate a package, specify an empty string ("") for the message  argument. Note that you must use double quotes with no space between them to  format an empty string.

See Also

  • npm help publish
  • npm help registry

Info

March 2020