“Should I pipe it?”

So, fellow developers, you know how we’re all told not to pipe installation scripts into our shells and yet we all do it anyway? I just rolled a little something that might help with that…

Here’s an example of the nvm install script, verified by yours truly:


What do you think?

Anyone with a GitHub account can help verify installation scripts (would be good to have two more for nvm).

Instructions: github.com/small-tech/should-i

Thoughts? :)

@mplammers Wow, what are they doing in that script, seriously? Will take a look when I have some time. I thought I was being generous with the 100K limit (it’s there to stop the site getting overwhelmed by maliciously large content.)


@aral @mplammers LOL, uf, do you plan to raise that limit?

Also, they use a space in their URL uff…

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