Filipe Tagliacozzi Filipe Tagliacozzi - 6 months ago 29
Node.js Question

How to install node-mysql?

Im in windows 7 cmd prompt,,, Im trying to instal by:

npm install node-mysql


Im getting this:

C:\Program Files\nodejs>npm install node-mysql
npm http GET https://registry.npmjs.org/node-mysql
npm http 404 https://registry.npmjs.org/node-mysql
npm ERR! 404 'node-mysql' is not in the npm registry.
npm ERR! 404 You should bug the author to publish it
npm ERR! 404
npm ERR! 404 Maybe try 'npm search mysql'
npm ERR! 404
npm ERR! 404 Note that you can also install from a
npm ERR! 404 tarball, folder, or http url, or git url.

npm ERR! System Windows_NT 6.1.7600
npm ERR! command "C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\\\node.exe" "C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node_modules\\npm\\bin\\npm-cli.js" "install" "node-mysql"
npm ERR! cwd C:\Program Files\nodejs
npm ERR! node -v v0.10.4
npm ERR! npm -v 1.2.18
npm ERR! code E404
npm ERR!
npm ERR! Additional logging details can be found in:
npm ERR! C:\Program Files\nodejs\npm-debug.log
npm ERR! not ok code 0


How to fix it? Im trying to search
npm search node-mysql
,, and I cant found it in the list

Answer

Try:

npm install mysql

Node-msql (https://github.com/felixge/node-mysql/blob/master/package.json) is named simply mysql in package.json and it exists under that name in npm registry.