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Discussion on: Having Moment.js Replacements Is Not Enough

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Etienne Burdet

Ho my bad, I didn't realize you were talking about dependencies using moment.js—I though you would use the wrapper for not changing legacy code in your own project.

Yeah, rebuilding dependicies is totally not an option… Do you have any major package relying on moment in mind btw? (I don't use any…)

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I hope to get into bundle optimization at work soon, where I'm almost sure I'll find moment lurking. I expect it to be in any project that has a date selector, time-related visualizations etc.
I know this has been the case in my previous workplaces where I took care to check that.

About rebuilding dependencies - that might actually be possible. Since npm usually installs the whole package - unbuilt code etc, included - it might be possible to create a script that takes selected packages, creates a link so moment will use the skeleton instead and rebuilds.
It could be a bit of a headache and take some time, but this script could only be ran every time you update one of those packages. Maybe one of the npm pre/post scripts could take care of that automatically.