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  1. Apache Cordova
  2. CB-12242

Use yarn js instead of npm when adding plugins

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    • Improvement
    • Status: Closed
    • Major
    • Resolution: Won't Fix
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    • cordova-fetch
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      Currently it can take quite long to add certain plugins to my project (using cordova plugin add), especially if I need to re-add the plugins. My suggestion is to update the cordova cli to start using yarn js instead of npm directly.

      When I looked at this page, I realised yarn was just a wrapper for npm, and much better at caching packages locally.

      https://shift.infinite.red/npm-vs-yarn-cheat-sheet-8755b092e5cc#.jiz27n1hc

      I would imagine this change would be relatively straightforward, and would be a massive win for the cli.

      I was thinking of creating a fork to do a PR but realised I am not totally sure how to proceed on this.

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            jacquesdev Jacques de Villiers
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