Unable to install on node v0.5.5-pre #819

ghost opened this Issue Aug 19, 2011 · 2 comments


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ghost commented Aug 19, 2011

Express is not compatible with v0.5.5-pre.

node v0.5.5-pre
npm v1.0.26

npm ERR! Unsupported
npm ERR! Not compatible with your version of node/npm: express@2.4.4
npm ERR! Required: {"node":">= 0.4.1 < 0.5.0"}
npm ERR! Actual: {"npm":"1.0.26","node":"v0.5.5-pre"}
npm ERR!
npm ERR! System Darwin 11.1.0
npm ERR! command "node" "/usr/local/bin/npm" "install" "express"
npm ERR! cwd /Users/roosteronacid/Library/node/npm
npm ERR! node -v v0.5.5-pre
npm ERR! npm -v 1.0.26
npm ERR!
npm ERR! Additional logging details can be found in:
npm ERR! /Users/roosteronacid/Library/node/npm/npm-debug.log
npm not ok

tj closed this Aug 19, 2011

So what's the workaround? or is it just not supported?


tj commented Aug 19, 2011

0.5.x is unstable, if you want to force code to run on it that have not tested 0.5.x you'll have to git clone instead of npm

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