Just spent 4-5 hours debugging a failing staging deployment that was using Bower, among many other things.

Turns out bower has a feature where if any library in bower.json has been deleted, it just hangs, and silently waits for nothing.

Fuck bower, and fuck me for using it in 2014!

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    I had a similar experience once. Ever since been using yarn with yarn.lock and frozen-lockfile.

    Npm also caught up with package-lock.json, yet bower is truly dead as it should be
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    @k0pernikus yup! I spent 5 minutes looking for bower.lock, then googling “bower lock file” that ended in utter disappointment.
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