node.js - What's the difference between tilde(~) and caret(^) in package.json?
node.js / npm / package.json / semantic-versioning
After I upgraded to the latest stable
npm, I tried
npm install moment --save. It saves the entry in the
package.json with the caret
^ prefix. Previously, it was a tilde
Given a version number MAJOR.MINOR.PATCH, increment the: MAJOR version when you make incompatible API changes, MINOR version when you add functionality in a backwards-compatible manner, and PATCH version when you make backwards-compatible bug fixes.