Rob Lacey

Brighton, UK - contact@robl.me

Software Engineer specialising in Ruby on Rails. I do occasional freelance work, I love working for SARD JV Ltd, they are awesome and give me my pocket money every month. By all means dangle a carrot.


Dude, stop upgrading node

Every time I try and upgrade anything through brew I appear to get node linked to v17. Nope, v17 doesn’t work with our current set up. Something to do with node-sass that isn’t resolved yet. Anyway, I still have v14 installed and I need to keep re-linking it like so.

Robs-MacBook-Pro:rostering rl$ node -v
v17.0.1
Robs-MacBook-Pro:rostering rl$ brew link --force --overwrite node@14
Linking /usr/local/Cellar/node@14/14.17.0... 3986 symlinks created.

If you need to have this software first in your PATH instead consider running:
  echo 'export PATH="/usr/local/opt/node@14/bin:$PATH"' >> /Users/rl/.bash_profile
Robs-MacBook-Pro:rostering rl$ node -v
v14.17.0