So far from my internal question I have 3 people saying they stick to the shipped version for CI and update for their local development, and 2 others saying they stick to the shipped version.

On Wed, Sep 7, 2022 at 11:04 AM Neal Gompa <> wrote:
On Wed, Sep 7, 2022 at 9:47 AM Michael Dawson <> wrote:
> >  Would that differ from the general ecosystem? The npm command itself
> tells you to run `npm update -g` to grab the latest version every time
> you run it, so I would assume many/most people would already be
> running the latest npm against whichever Node version they were using.
> Am I mistaken?
> I don't think that is the case. I believe most people stick with the version that has been validated/shipped with Node.js itself. I'll ask in our Node.js/JavaScript chat room to see what other people think.

At least at my workplace, nobody does that. npm is packaged and
upgraded independently of nodejs.

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