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Unable to install any NPM modules on Fedora 15 x86 #2383

nshbrown opened this Issue Apr 18, 2012 · 2 comments


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$ sudo node -g install nodeunit

npm ERR! SyntaxError: Error parsing /usr/lib/node_modules/block-stream/package.json: Unexpected end of input
npm ERR! at Object.parse (native)
npm ERR! at readPackage (module.js:111:48)
npm ERR! at tryPackage (module.js:121:13)
npm ERR! at Function._findPath (module.js:189:18)
npm ERR! at Function._resolveFilename (module.js:330:25)
npm ERR! at Function._load (module.js:279:25)
npm ERR! at Module.require (module.js:354:17)
npm ERR! at require (module.js:370:17)
npm ERR! at Object. (/usr/lib/nodejs/tar/lib/entry-writer.js:7:19)
npm ERR! at Module._compile (module.js:441:26)
npm ERR! You may report this log at:
npm ERR! http://github.com/isaacs/npm/issues
npm ERR! or email it to:
npm ERR! npm-@googlegroups.com
npm ERR!
npm ERR! System Linux
npm ERR! command "nodejs" "/usr/bin/npm" "-g" "install" "nodeunit"
npm ERR! cwd /home/vagrant
npm ERR! node -v v0.6.15
npm ERR! npm -v 1.1.16
npm ERR! path /usr/lib/node_modules/block-stream/package.json
npm ERR! type unexpected_eos
npm ERR! arguments []
npm ERR! message Error parsing /usr/lib/node_modules/block-stream/package.json: Unexpected end of input
npm ERR!
npm ERR! Additional logging details can be found in:
npm ERR! /home/vagrant/npm-debug.log
npm not ok

$ ll /usr/lib/node_modules/block-stream/
total 0
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 7 17:31 block-stream.js
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Feb 8 12:53 package.json

RPM Repo: mirrorlist=http://nodejs.tchol.org/mirrors/nodejs-stable-f15

node-gyp.noarch 0.3.11-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs.x86_64 0.6.15-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-abbrev.noarch 1.0.3-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-ansi.noarch 0.1.0-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-archy.noarch 0.0.2-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-block-stream.noarch 0.0.5-1.fc15 @/
nodejs-chownr.noarch 0.0.1-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-devel.x86_64 0.6.15-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-fast-list.noarch 1.0.2-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-fstream.noarch 0.1.18-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-fstream-ignore.noarch 0.0.5-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-fstream-npm.noarch 0.0.4-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-glob.noarch 3.1.9-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-graceful-fs.noarch 1.1.8-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-inherits.noarch 1.0.0-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-ini.noarch 1.0.2-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-lru-cache.noarch 1.0.6-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-minimatch.noarch 0.2.4-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-mkdirp.noarch 0.3.1-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-node-uuid.noarch 1.3.3-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-nopt.noarch 1.0.10-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-proto-list.noarch 1.0.0-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-read.noarch 0.0.2-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-request.noarch 2.9.153-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-rimraf.noarch 2.0.1-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-semver.noarch 1.0.13-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-slide-flow-control.noarch 1.1.3-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-stable-release.noarch 15-2 @/nodejs-stable-release.noarch
nodejs-tar.noarch 0.1.13-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-uid-number.noarch 0.0.3-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-waf.noarch 0.6.15-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
nodejs-which.noarch 1.0.5-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
npm.noarch 1.1.16-1.fc15 @nodejs-stable
v8.x86_64 @nodejs-stable

$ ll /usr/lib/node_modules/block-stream/
total 0
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Nov 7 17:31 block-stream.js
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 0 Feb 8 12:53 package.json

Both those files are zero-length, which is Not Good. Try a yum reinstall nodejs-block-stream.


luk- commented Mar 9, 2013

Try with more up to date versions and see what happens.

@luk- luk- closed this Mar 9, 2013

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