[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #52951: Update package lock file to v2 format

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#52951: Update package lock file to v2 format
 Reporter:  desrosj           |      Owner:  (none)
     Type:  enhancement       |     Status:  new
 Priority:  normal            |  Milestone:  5.8
Component:  Build/Test Tools  |    Version:
 Severity:  normal            |   Keywords:
  Focuses:                    |
 [https://github.blog/2021-02-02-npm-7-is-now-generally-available/ Version
 7 of NPM was released on February 2, 2021].

 This version includes significant performance improvements, and several
 new features.

 One main feature included in NPM 7 is a new `v2` format for `package-
 lock.json` files. Running `npm install` using NPM 7 will result in the
 lock file being upgraded to the `v2` format. Since the `v2` format is
 backwards compatible, the lock file should be updated to use this new

 More information on the features and changes in v7.x:
 More information on the breaking changes in v7.x:

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