Error: spawn ENOTSUP when installing #2417

Jon-Biz opened this Issue May 4, 2012 · 1 comment


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Jon-Biz commented May 4, 2012


Not sure where to turn on this, couldn't find any mention of it here or in the google groups.

Trying to install on windows 7. I get the same response for both global and local attempts.

Here is the error response:

npm ERR! Error: spawn ENOTSUP
npm ERR! at errnoException (child_process.js:483:11)
npm ERR! at ChildProcess.spawn (child_process.js:446:11)
npm ERR! at Object.spawn (child_process.js:342:9)
npm ERR! at spawn (c:\Program Files (x86)\nodejs\node_modules\npm\lib\utils\exec.js:118:22)
npm ERR! at exec (c:\Program Files (x86)\nodejs\node_modules\npm\lib\utils\exec.js:50:12)
npm ERR! at Array.0 (c:\Program Files (x86)\nodejs\node_modules\npm\lib\utils\lifecycle.js:14
npm ERR! at EventEmitter._tickCallback (node.js:192:40)
npm ERR! You may report this log at:
npm ERR!
npm ERR! or email it to:
npm ERR!
npm ERR!
npm ERR! System Windows_NT 6.1.7601
npm ERR! command "c:\Program Files (x86)\nodejs\node.exe" "c:\Program Files (x86)\nodejs\no
de_modules\npm\bin\npm-cli.js" "install" "-g" ""
npm ERR! cwd E:~ Development\Development\Guns_and_Jaysus\carddeck
npm ERR! node -v v0.6.16
npm ERR! npm -v 1.1.19
npm ERR! syscall spawn
npm ERR! code ENOTSUP
npm ERR! message spawn ENOTSUP
npm ERR! errno {}
npm http 200
npm ERR!
npm ERR! Additional logging details can be found in:
npm ERR! E:~ Development\Development\Guns_and_Jaysus\carddeck\npm-debug.log
npm not ok

Here is a copy of the npm-debug.log file:



isaacs commented May 5, 2012

Fixed in latest node/npm release (as of today).

isaacs closed this May 5, 2012

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