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yarn plugin import from sources

Build a plugin from sources.


$> yarn plugin import from sources <name>


Build and activate the "@yarnpkg/plugin-exec" plugin :

yarn plugin import from sources @yarnpkg/plugin-exec

Build and activate the "@yarnpkg/plugin-exec" plugin (shorthand) :

yarn plugin import from sources exec



--path #0

The path where the repository should be cloned to

--repository #0

The repository that should be cloned

--branch #0

The branch of the repository that should be cloned


Build a plugin for development (debugging) - non-minified and non-mangled


Always clone the repository instead of trying to fetch the latest commits


This command clones the Yarn repository into a temporary folder, builds the specified contrib plugin and updates the configuration to reference it in further CLI invocations.

The plugins can be referenced by their short name if sourced from the official Yarn repository.