Hi, I have been running a number microservices on the App Platform for months now. As my services grow, I simply commit to my Git master Branch and CI/CD kicks in immediately (Good Stuff). But lately, whenever I try to push one specific Laravel service (namely “core-api”), The deployment fails and rollback to the last working version. Now I know for a fact that I have not messed with any configuration whatsoever, but I get an npm build error as show below:

 bash: line 1: npm: command not found
[core-api] [2022-04-06 10:09:11] building: exit status 127
[core-api] [2022-04-06 10:09:11] ERROR: failed to build: exit status 1
[core-api] [2022-04-06 10:09:15] 
[core-api] [2022-04-06 10:09:15] For documentation on the buildpacks used to build your app, please see:
[core-api] [2022-04-06 10:09:15]    PHP:
[core-api] [2022-04-06 10:09:15] 
[core-api] [2022-04-06 10:09:15]  ! Build failed (145)

I do know why and I am at a loss. Please help me debug this…

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Bobby Iliev
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July 5, 2022

Hi there,

Node and NPM will be installed only if you have the files package.json and package-lock.json in your repo.

If your app doesn’t have any Node.js dependencies, you can run npm init and then npm install to generate empty but valid package.json and package-lock.json files.



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