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Discussion on: What are those PeerDependencies in a NodeJS project?

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Manuel Penaloza Author

Hey!
Thx for your questions.

  1. what you've described, is what the maintainer of the react-redux package has already done, see here github.com/reduxjs/react-redux/blo.... That's the reason why the warning is thrown here. The solution to this warning is, that the developer of that project (that uses react-redux) has to add react@0.14.0 on its own as a project dependency.

  2. "... I assume the person who call jacksFunction already know the exact version it needs." > the person who calls jacksFunction might not necessarily know this when installing and initially using the npm package jacksmodule. The definition of a peer dependency in jacksmodule's package.json will throw the helping hint that the person should install the proper version of jillsModule.

Hope that helped to answer your questions (?).

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zuoqin

Thx