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Standardise on node v6/v7

Richard van der Hoff 5 years ago
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language: node_js
- 6 # node v6, to match jenkins
# make sure we work with a range of node versions.
# As of the time of writing:
# - 4.x is still in LTS (until April 2018), but some of our deps (notably
# extract-zip) don't work with it
# - 5.x has been EOLed for nearly a year.
# - 6.x is the current 'LTS' version
# - 7.x is the current 'current' version (until October 2017)
# see:
- 6.0
- 6
- 7
- scripts/
- npm install


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Riot is a modular webapp built with modern ES6 and requires a npm build system
to build.
1. Install or update `node.js` so that your `npm` is at least at version `2.0.0`
1. Clone the repo: `git clone`
1. Switch to the riot-web directory: `cd riot-web`
1. Install or update `node.js` so that your `node` is at least v6.0.0 (and `npm`
is at least v3.8.6).
1. Clone the repo: `git clone`.
1. Switch to the riot-web directory: `cd riot-web`.
1. If you're using the `develop` branch, install the develop versions of the
dependencies, as the released ones will be too old:
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Whenever you git pull on riot-web you will also probably need to force an update
to these dependencies - the simplest way is to re-run the script, but you can also
manually update and reuild them:
manually update and rebuild them:
cd matrix-js-sdk
git pull
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up-to-date. Or just use - the continuous integration
release of the develop branch.
(Note that we don't reference the develop versions in git directly due to
1. Install the prerequisites: `npm install`
1. Install the prerequisites: `npm install`.
1. Configure the app by copying `config.sample.json` to `config.json` and
modifying it (see below for details)
modifying it (see below for details).
1. `npm run dist` to build a tarball to deploy. Untaring this file will give
a version-specific directory containing all the files that need to go on your
web server.