Rob Lacey

Brighton, UK - contact@robl.me

Software Engineer working since 2008 with Ruby / Ruby on Rails, love a bit of Elixir / Phoenix. I also poke through other people's code and make PRs for OpenSource Ruby projects that sometimes make it. Currently working at Builder.ai making code out of bricks.


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