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Bug 740218 - net-libs/nodejs-12.18.3 version bump
Summary: net-libs/nodejs-12.18.3 version bump
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Reported: 2020-09-03 15:18 UTC by Stephen Bosch
Modified: 2020-09-04 07:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---

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2020-09-03 15:22 UTC, Stephen Bosch

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Description Stephen Bosch 2020-09-03 15:18:30 UTC
node.js 12.8.3 is the version recommended by upstream for most users (see and is still a dependency of widely-used applications such as Ghost (

Reproducible: Always

See also bug #739340.
Comment 1 Stephen Bosch 2020-09-03 15:22:40 UTC
Created attachment 658104 [details]
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Node.js 12.8.3 LTS is the version recommended for most users.
Comment 2 Jeroen Roovers (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2020-09-04 07:02:08 UTC
Comment on attachment 658104 [details]
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Er, what?
Comment 3 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-09-04 07:09:40 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit eda2daf31ca9729e117cdf8ada5c3ac90fc20780
Author:     Jeroen Roovers <>
AuthorDate: 2020-09-04 07:03:41 +0000
Commit:     Jeroen Roovers <>
CommitDate: 2020-09-04 07:09:38 +0000

    net-libs/nodejs: Restore some of the 12.x.x branch
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.5, Repoman-3.0.1
    RepoMan-Options: --force
    Signed-off-by: Jeroen Roovers <>

 net-libs/nodejs/Manifest                           |   2 +
 net-libs/nodejs/files/nodejs-99999999-llhttp.patch |  20 ++
 net-libs/nodejs/nodejs-12.16.1.ebuild              | 213 +++++++++++++++++++++
 net-libs/nodejs/nodejs-12.18.3.ebuild              | 213 +++++++++++++++++++++
 4 files changed, 448 insertions(+)