npm edit <pkg>[/<subpkg>...]
Selects a (sub)dependency in the current
working directory and opens the package folder in the default editor
(or whatever you’ve configured as the npm
editor config – see
After it has been edited, the package is rebuilt so as to pick up any changes in compiled packages.
For instance, you can do
npm install connect to install connect
into your package, and then
npm edit connect to make a few
changes to your locally installed copy.
EDITORenvironment variable if set, or
"vi"on Posix, or
The command to run for
npm edit or
npm config edit.