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Restart a package

npm restart [-- <args>]

This restarts a package.

This runs a package's "stop", "restart", and "start" scripts, and associated pre- and post- scripts, in the order given below:

  1. prerestart
  2. prestop
  3. stop
  4. poststop
  5. restart
  6. prestart
  7. start
  8. poststart
  9. postrestart

Note that the "restart" script is run in addition to the "stop" and "start" scripts, not instead of them.

This is the behavior as of npm major version 2. A change in this behavior will be accompanied by an increase in major version number

Last modified June 13, 2015           Found a typo? Send a pull request!

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