manas manas - 4 months ago 50
Node.js Question

node gyp error TRACKER : error TRK0005: Failed to locate: "CL.exe". The system cannot find the file specified

I want to install bcrypt on a windows 10 machine with visual studio community 2015, Python v2.7.3 installed but i get the following error.

node version v4.2.1
node-gyp v3.0.3

npm install bcrypt


C:\Users\ASMIN\Desktop\M2\app>npm install bcrypt
npm WARN package.json eapp@1.0.0 No description
npm WARN package.json eapp@1.0.0 No repository field.
npm WARN package.json eapp@1.0.0 No README data

> bcrypt@0.8.5 install C:\Users\ASMIN\Desktop\M2\app\node_modules\bcrypt
> node-gyp rebuild




C:\Users\ASMIN\Desktop\M2\app\node_modules\bcrypt>if not defined npm_config_node_gyp (node "C:\Program Files\nodejs\node_modules\npm\bin\node-gyp-bin\\..\..\node_modules\node-gyp\bin\node
-gyp.js" rebuild ) else (node rebuild )
Building the projects in this solution one at a time. To enable parallel build, please add the "/m" switch.
C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft.Cpp\v4.0\V140\Microsoft.CppBuild.targets(366,5): warning MSB8003: Could not find WindowsSDKDir variable from the registry. TargetFrameworkVersio
n or PlatformToolset may be set to an invalid version number. [C:\Users\ASMIN\Desktop\M2\app\node_modules\bcrypt\build\bcrypt_lib.vcxproj]
TRACKER : error TRK0005: Failed to locate: "CL.exe". The system cannot find the file specified. [C:\Users\ASMIN\Desktop\M2\app\node_modules\bcrypt\build\bcrypt_lib.vcxproj]


gyp ERR! build error
gyp ERR! stack Error: `C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\14.0\bin\msbuild.exe` failed with exit code: 1
gyp ERR! stack at ChildProcess.onExit (C:\Program Files\nodejs\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 Windows_NT 10.0.10240
gyp ERR! command "C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node.exe" "C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node_modules\\npm\\node_modules\\node-gyp\\bin\\node-gyp.js" "rebuild"
gyp ERR! cwd C:\Users\ASMIN\Desktop\M2\app\node_modules\bcrypt
gyp ERR! node -v v4.2.1
gyp ERR! node-gyp -v v3.0.3
gyp ERR! not ok
npm ERR! Windows_NT 10.0.10240
npm ERR! argv "C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node.exe" "C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node_modules\\npm\\bin\\npm-cli.js" "install" "bcrypt"
npm ERR! node v4.2.1
npm ERR! npm v2.14.7
npm ERR! code ELIFECYCLE

npm ERR! bcrypt@0.8.5 install: `node-gyp rebuild`
npm ERR! Exit status 1
npm ERR!
npm ERR! Failed at the bcrypt@0.8.5 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! C:\Users\ASMIN\Desktop\M2\app\npm-debug.log


any kind of help is appriciated

Answer

I had the same problem with another module.

I solved it by:

  • Install visual studio community 2013
  • Run npm config set msvs_version 2013 --global
  • Run npm install bcrypt
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