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A new npm version has been released, v6.14.2! 🎉
You can update to the latest version of the cli in the usual way:
$ npm install -g npm@latest
Notable updates include:
6bcf0860afix: treat non-http/https login urls as invalid
5038b1891fix: regression in old node versions w/ respect to url.URL implmentation
More information & the full release notes can be found here.