Marc Rasmussen Marc Rasmussen - 1 month ago 32
Node.js Question

npm install bcrypt fails at node-gyp rebuild

i am trying to install the node module

bcrypt


so i ran the following command

sudo npm install bcrypt


With this i get the following error:

gyp ERR! build error
gyp ERR! stack Error: `make` failed with exit code: 2
gyp ERR! stack at ChildProcess.onExit (/usr/lib/node_modules/npm/node_modules/node-gyp/lib/build.js:270:23)
gyp ERR! stack at emitTwo (events.js:87:13)
gyp ERR! stack at ChildProcess.emit (events.js:172:7)
gyp ERR! stack at Process.ChildProcess._handle.onexit (internal/child_process.js:200:12)
gyp ERR! System Linux 3.19.0-25-generic
gyp ERR! command "/usr/bin/nodejs" "/usr/lib/node_modules/npm/node_modules/node-gyp/bin/node-gyp.js" "rebuild"
gyp ERR! cwd /var/www/learningbankapi/src/node_modules/bcrypt
gyp ERR! node -v v4.2.2
gyp ERR! node-gyp -v v3.0.3
gyp ERR! not ok
npm ERR! Linux 3.19.0-25-generic
npm ERR! argv "/usr/bin/nodejs" "/usr/bin/npm" "install" "bcrypt"
npm ERR! node v4.2.2
npm ERR! npm v2.14.7
npm ERR! code ELIFECYCLE

npm ERR! bcrypt@0.8.1 install: `node-gyp rebuild`
npm ERR! Exit status 1
npm ERR!
npm ERR! Failed at the bcrypt@0.8.1 install script 'node-gyp rebuild'.
npm ERR! This is most likely a problem with the bcrypt package,
npm ERR! not with npm itself.
npm ERR! Tell the author that this fails on your system:
npm ERR! node-gyp rebuild
npm ERR! You can get their info via:
npm ERR! npm owner ls bcrypt
npm ERR! There is likely additional logging output above.

npm ERR! Please include the following file with any support request:
npm ERR! /var/www/learningbankapi/src/npm-debug.log


I have attempted to remove all modules and
sudo npm install
ive also tried to rebuild but with no result can anyone help me out ?

Answer

Just install build-essential package :

sudo apt install build-essential

and install bcrypt :

npm install bcrypt --save