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#3320 closed task (fixed)

Install the latest Node.js 8.x LTS release on the "build" server

Reported by: netweb Owned by: dd32
Milestone: Priority: normal
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With WordPress 5.0 release focused on Gutenberg, Gutenberg requires the Node.js 8.x LTS release.

As such adding Node.js 8.x to the "build" server will be required.

WordPress 5.0 will also utilize this Node.js 8.x LTS release for its build tools

At the time of creating this ticket, the latest Node.js LTS release is 8.9.3 https://nodejs.org/en/

cc @dd32

Change History (5)

#1 @dd32
22 months ago

Other than the node version, are there any other changes that might be needed to ensure that WordPress 5.0 & Gutenberg (once merged) builds continue smoothly?

#2 @netweb
22 months ago

Related: Gutenberg PR #3905 - Build: Add node and npm version check before build gets started

Gutenberg now has the following explicit requirements:

Gutenberg has no known further requirements to be installed on the build server to build WordPress 5.0 with Gutenberg at this stage.

This ticket was mentioned in Slack in #core-editor by netweb. View the logs.

22 months ago

#4 @obenland
21 months ago

  • Owner set to dd32
  • Status changed from new to assigned

#5 @netweb
21 months ago

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from assigned to closed
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