Alon Alon - 6 months ago 10
Node.js Question

can't install module 'merge-descriptors'

I'm new to node.js.
I'm using WebStorm. I work on Windows.

I configured my app to run on node.js and when I try to run it I get this error:"Cannot find module 'merge-descriptors'".

I followed these post trying to solve it: NodeJS - How to resolve "Cannot find module" error,
module.js:338 throw err in node.js

I ran "del /s /q node_modules" (parallel to "rm -rf node_modules").
Now I'm trying to run "npm install -g" and I'm getting this error:

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I've tried to understand it and to look for information about it in the net to no avail.

Any help will be profoundly appreciated!


When installing the dependencies for a package you should be using npm install and not using the -g flag.

The g flag, or global is used when installing a package globally, which places them in a direct location that is not accessible by the project.