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Sharing yarn workspaces node_modules

I have setup two services (frontend & backend) for an app on the app platform. Both services share some common dependencies, so I’m using yarn workspaces and yarn for installing dependencies.

Each service has / configured as source directory, as outlined in the documentation.

Hence when deploying the app, yarn install is ran for each service, which seems redundant. Is it possible to have the installation run only once and have each service share that context?


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Hey @nomadoda,

I believe that this is not yet possible but it sounds like a great idea!

The best thing to do to get your voice heard regarding this would be to head over to our Product Ideas board and post a new idea, including as much information as possible for what you’d like to see implemented.

https://ideas.digitalocean.com/

Hope that helps!

- Bobby.