cbird cbird - 1 year ago 350
Node.js Question

npm install doesn't work in Windows PowerShell

So my problem is this. I have a project with a package.json. When I in the command prompt (cmd.exe) run "npm install" everything installs as expected. However when I do the exact same thing in PowerShell (powershell.exe) I get an error: "npm ERR! Error: ENOENT, open 'c:\package.json'" even though I ran "npm install" in the path of the project. It always searches for package.json in c: for some reason I can't understand.

Below is the npm-debug.log (which also is written i c: even though my path is c:\code\myProject):

0 info it worked if it ends with ok
1 verbose cli [ 'C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\\\node.exe',
1 verbose cli 'C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node_modules\\npm\\bin\\npm-cli.js',
1 verbose cli 'install' ]
2 info using npm@1.3.11
3 info using node@v0.10.21
4 verbose node symlink C:\Program Files\nodejs\\node.exe
5 error install Couldn't read dependencies
6 error Error: ENOENT, open 'c:\package.json'
7 error If you need help, you may report this log at:
7 error <http://github.com/isaacs/npm/issues>
7 error or email it to:
7 error <npm-@googlegroups.com>
8 error System Windows_NT 6.2.9200
9 error command "C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\\\node.exe" "C:\\Program Files\\nodejs\\node_modules\\npm\\bin\\npm-cli.js" "install"
10 error cwd c:\
11 error node -v v0.10.21
12 error npm -v 1.3.11
13 error path c:\package.json
14 error code ENOENT
15 error errno 34
16 verbose exit [ 34, true ]

I can't find a solution to this problem anywhere. The PATH variable is setup correctly since both node and npm itself works.

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