My experience was much like yours, and I worked with angular 1 since the beta days.
ItsLeeOwen
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This is exactly what I was going to recommend. While the CLI has seen it’s own breaking changes while moving to webpack, it can help with these challenges and will be more helpful as time passes and it improves.

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