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Deploying a Node App fails with 'node ': No such file or directory

Posted November 26, 2021 158 views
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I’m trying to deploy a node app and getting the following error:

[2021-11-26 01:46:05] => Building app
[2021-11-26 01:46:05] 
[2021-11-26 01:46:05] ---> Node.js Buildpack
[2021-11-26 01:46:05] ---> Installing toolbox
[2021-11-26 01:46:05] ---> - jq
[2021-11-26 01:46:06] ---> - yj
[2021-11-26 01:46:07] ---> Getting Node version
[2021-11-26 01:46:07] ---> Resolving Node version
[2021-11-26 01:46:09] ---> Downloading and extracting Node v17.1.0
[2021-11-26 01:46:24] ---> Parsing package.json
[2021-11-26 01:46:25] ---> No file to start server
[2021-11-26 01:46:25] ---> either use 'docker run' to start container or add index.js or server.js
[2021-11-26 01:46:25] Project contains package-lock.json, using npm
[2021-11-26 01:46:25] Using npm v8.1.2. To configure a different version of npm, set the engines.npm property in package.json.
[2021-11-26 01:46:25]   See https://do.co/apps-buildpack-node for further instructions.
[2021-11-26 01:46:25] Installing node_modules using npm (from package-lock.json)
[2021-11-26 01:46:26] Running npm ci
[2021-11-26 01:46:26] 
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] 
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] added 385 packages, and audited 386 packages in 12s
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] 
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] 107 packages are looking for funding
[2021-11-26 01:46:38]   run `npm fund` for details
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] 
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] found 0 vulnerabilities
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] npm notice 
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] npm notice New patch version of npm available! 8.1.2 -> 8.1.4
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] npm notice Changelog: <https://github.com/npm/cli/releases/tag/v8.1.4>
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] npm notice Run `npm install -g npm@8.1.4` to update!
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] npm notice 
[2021-11-26 01:46:38] 
[2021-11-26 01:46:40] Running custom build command: npm run build
[2021-11-26 01:46:40] 
[2021-11-26 01:46:40] > build
[2021-11-26 01:46:40] > remix build
[2021-11-26 01:46:40] 
[2021-11-26 01:46:40] /usr/bin/env: 'node ': No such file or directory
[2021-11-26 01:46:40] building: exit status 127
[2021-11-26 01:46:40] ERROR: failed to build: exit status 1
[2021-11-26 01:46:42] 
[2021-11-26 01:46:42] For documentation on the buildpacks used to build your app, please see:
[2021-11-26 01:46:42]    Node.js: https://do.co/apps-buildpack-node
[2021-11-26 01:46:42] 
[2021-11-26 01:46:42]  ! Build failed (145)

Seems strange that node wouldn’t be available given the output seems to indicate that Node v17.1.0 was just downloaded.

Any ideas?

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Hey there!

Does your application require a specific version of Node be used? Is it compatible with version 17 locally? Also in your configuration for your local build are you specifying a specific path to your Node binary?

Nate