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What gets stored in the Build Cache?

Hi!
How does Netlify determine what gets cached in the build process? The build step of my static site writes files to the node_modules/.cache/ folder - does Netlify save the state of this folder at the end of the build step? Or should I be using @netlify/cache-utils instead and point that at the node_modules/.cache folder?
Thanks for any info!

This will help: GitHub - netlify-labs/netlify-plugin-debug-cache: Debug & verify the contents of your Netlify build cache

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Thank you - I tried that but no cache-output.json file was generated in my build. And even having that output file doesn’t necessarily explain how Netlify determines what to cache.

hi @steelwool ,

i wonder if this is interesting for you:

it’s not a perfect answer to your question, but may contain some useful information.

Thank you, I’l take a look.

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