What is the purpose of node-gyp in theia package.json?

Is it mandatory node-gyp install ? , if yes What it will do in this theia, I am Building IDE for only Supporting Python , so for this Case is it Mandatory ?


@DilLip_Chowdary sorry for the delay (sometimes questions get overlooked when busy).

The node-gyp dependency is necessary to build for the electron target (desktop application) in order to rebuild native node modules.

The script is currently part of the main repository, but in your case if you wish to build your own IDE you should follow the appropriate documentation:

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