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errors: assign error code to bootstrap_node created error

This does not use the internal/errors.js module because the error
in question may actually be *caused* by an attempt to load
internal/errors.js. This error should only be encountered in the
case of a bug within Node.js itself.

PR-URL: #11298
Ref: #11273
Reviewed-By: Joyee Cheung <>
Reviewed-By: Michaël Zasso <>
Reviewed-By: Michael Dawson <>
Reviewed-By: Sakthipriyan Vairamani <>
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jasnell committed Feb 10, 2017
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  1. +10 −0 doc/api/
  2. +7 −1 lib/internal/bootstrap_node.js
  3. +1 −0 lib/internal/errors.js
@@ -558,6 +558,7 @@ found [here][online].
encountered by [`http`][] or [`net`][] -- often a sign that a `socket.end()`
was not properly called.
<a id="nodejs-error-codes"></a>
## Node.js Error Codes
@@ -587,6 +588,14 @@ An error using the `'ERR_STDOUT_CLOSE'` code is thrown specifically when an
attempt is made to close the `process.stdout` stream. By design, Node.js does
not allow `stdout` or `stderr` Streams to be closed by user code.
The `'ERR_UNKNOWN_BUILTIN_MODULE'` error code is used to identify a specific
kind of internal Node.js error that should not typically be triggered by user
code. Instances of this error point to an internal bug within the Node.js
binary itself.
@@ -605,6 +614,7 @@ an attempt is made to launch a Node.js process with an unknown `stdout` or
in user code, although it is not impossible. Occurrences of this error are most
likely an indication of a bug within Node.js itself.
[`fs.readdir`]: fs.html#fs_fs_readdir_path_options_callback
[`fs.readFileSync`]: fs.html#fs_fs_readfilesync_file_options
[`fs.unlink`]: fs.html#fs_fs_unlink_path_callback
@@ -462,7 +462,13 @@
if (!NativeModule.exists(id)) {
throw new Error(`No such native module ${id}`);
// Model the error off the internal/errors.js model, but
// do not use that module given that it could actually be
// the one causing the error if there's a bug in Node.js
const err = new Error(`No such built-in module: ${id}`);
throw err;
process.moduleLoadList.push(`NativeModule ${id}`);
@@ -86,6 +86,7 @@ E('ERR_STDERR_CLOSE', 'process.stderr cannot be closed');
E('ERR_STDOUT_CLOSE', 'process.stdout cannot be closed');
E('ERR_UNKNOWN_STDIN_TYPE', 'Unknown stdin file type');
E('ERR_UNKNOWN_STREAM_TYPE', 'Unknown stream file type');
E('ERR_UNKNOWN_BUILTIN_MODULE', (id) => `No such built-in module: ${id}`);
// Add new errors from here...
function invalidArgType(name, expected, actual) {

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