shaunthomas999 shaunthomas999 - 5 months ago 33
Node.js Question

Error while trying to install npm package 'libxmljs'

I am getting the following error message when I try to install libxmljs npm package.

$ sudo npm install -g libxmljs
npm http GET
npm http 200
npm http GET
npm http 200
npm http GET
npm http 200

> libxmljs@0.8.1 install /usr/lib/node_modules/libxmljs
> node-gyp rebuild

gyp WARN EACCES user "root" does not have permission to access the dev dir "/home/support/.node-gyp/0.10.23"
gyp WARN EACCES attempting to reinstall using temporary dev dir "/usr/lib/node_modules/libxmljs/.node-gyp"
gyp http GET
gyp http 200
make: Entering directory `/usr/lib/node_modules/libxmljs/build'
CC(target) Release/
make: cc: Command not found
make: *** [Release/] Error 127
make: Leaving directory `/usr/lib/node_modules/libxmljs/build'
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:267:23)
gyp ERR! stack at ChildProcess.EventEmitter.emit (events.js:98:17)
gyp ERR! stack at Process.ChildProcess._handle.onexit (child_process.js:789:12)
gyp ERR! System Linux 3.11.0-15-generic
gyp ERR! command "node" "/usr/lib/node_modules/npm/node_modules/node-gyp/bin/node-gyp.js" "rebuild"
gyp ERR! cwd /usr/lib/node_modules/libxmljs
gyp ERR! node -v v0.10.23
gyp ERR! node-gyp -v v0.12.1
gyp ERR! not ok
npm ERR! libxmljs@0.8.1 install: `node-gyp rebuild`
npm ERR! Exit status 1
npm ERR!
npm ERR! Failed at the libxmljs@0.8.1 install script.
npm ERR! This is most likely a problem with the libxmljs 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 libxmljs
npm ERR! There is likely additional logging output above.

npm ERR! System Linux 3.11.0-15-generic
npm ERR! command "/usr/bin/node" "/usr/bin/npm" "install" "-g" "libxmljs"
npm ERR! cwd /
npm ERR! node -v v0.10.23
npm ERR! npm -v 1.3.17
npm ERR!
npm ERR! Additional logging details can be found in:
npm ERR! /npm-debug.log
npm ERR! not ok code 0

I have node-gyp version 0.12.1 installed in my system which is a prerequisite for libxmljs. Node version is v0.10.23.

Can anyone please guide me in resolving the issue.


As Eraden said make: cc: Command not found was the problem. sudo apt-get install gcc solved the issue.