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npm install needs to be done with python 2 #72
Some node dependencies require compilation via node-gyp, but node-gyp doesn't support python3. The site is in python3, that means it's 99% chance a person installing the site locally will have a virtualenv with python3 active and his node-gyp compilation will fail.
The installation tutorial should suggest passing system python (or any kind of python 2) to the npm explicitly: