cgsd cgsd -4 years ago 208
Node.js Question

How do I delete all installed/built npm C++ addons?

I upgraded my version of node.

npm rebuild
and deleting my node_modules directory does not seem to work for me to rebuild my C++ addons. I'm still getting this error:

Error: The module '[...]/node_modules/node-expat/build/Release/node_expat.node'
was compiled against a different Node.js version using
NODE_MODULE_VERSION 46. This version of Node.js requires
NODE_MODULE_VERSION 51. Please try re-compiling or re-installing


I think it would be nice to just blow away all the C++ addons (or maybe just this one if you could target them) which would likely solve my problem. Any quick and easy way to do this?

Answer Source

Node recently released version 7.7, and very soon after discovered that there was a bug in it that prevented all native modules from being compiled.

Shortly they released a patch, v7.7.1, which should fix that issue. I'm guessing you upgraded to 7.7, so updating your install to 7.7.1 should solve this for ya.

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