August 15, 2019
I work in monorepos a lot, and often finding myself needing to run commands at the root of a git repoistory from inside a package folder inside the repository. From the root, I use Lerna to run commands in each of the sub-packages, but when I’m
cd’d into the subdirectory , I just learned I could do something like:
git config --global alias.exec '!exec '
Now I can run things like:
git exec npm run deploy
from within a subdirectory. This is because
git aliases always run within the repo root.