Browse an installed package

npm explore <pkg> [ -- <cmd>]

Spawn a subshell in the directory of the installed package specified.

If a command is specified, then it is run in the subshell, which then immediately terminates.

This is particularly handy in the case of git submodules in the node_modules folder:

npm explore some-dependency -- git pull origin master

Note that the package is not automatically rebuilt afterwards, so be sure to use npm rebuild <pkg> if you make any changes.

The shell to run for the npm explore command.

Last modified October 30, 2015           Found a typo? Send a pull request!

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