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Re: Bug#841196: ITP: node-os-homedir -- Node.js 4 `os.homedir()` ponyfill

Quoting Lars Wirzenius <liw@liw.fi>:
Even though I object to this one package (until it's fixed upstream),
I don't want to discourage you from working on this. It's important
work (because diaspora and gitlab are important pieces of free
software). It's unfortunate you get to be the focal point of a lot of
nodejs related anger, some of it unwarranted, and none of it your

Please keep your spirits high anyway.

+1, as the young people say nowadays.

I really want to see Grunt in Debian as I want to see Diaspora*,
Pump.io, Gitlab etc. and I'm thankful that I don't have to do
the dirty work :~)

Still, the home directory hack is not acceptable. Don't forget
that some downstream distributions such as Ubuntu fetch directly
from unstable.

Just in the unlikely case that upstream were unwilling to fix it,
maybe somebody else can come up with working patch you can use?

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