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Discussion on: Caching dependencies to speed up workflows in GitHub Actions

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Steve Taylor

What's the point of this caching feature if I have to run npm install again anyway?

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juanmendes

That's right. And beyond that, it should use npm ci, right? It's unclear what having npm install in your own steps means.

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Andy Coupe

It won't install all of your deps, it'll grab them from the cache.