Not able to build a react application in droplets

npm -v 7.6.0

node -v v16.15.1

Droplet configuration: 2 GB Memory / 1 Intel vCPU / 50 GB Disk + 100 GB / SGP1 - Ubuntu 20.04 (LTS) x64

Welcome to Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS (GNU/Linux 5.4.0-107-generic x86_64)

System information as of Tue Jun 28 14:17:02 UTC 2022

System load: 0.04 Usage of /: 6.9% of 48.29GB Memory usage: 19% Swap usage: 0% Processes: 125 Users logged in: 1

(Latest npm and node versions throws “git dep preparation failed”)

1vcpu-2gb-intel-sgp1-01:~/frontend# npm run build

client@0.1.0 build /root/frontend react-scripts build

Creating an optimized production build…

<— Last few GCs —>

[26903:0x514ab80] 107420 ms: Mark-sweep (reduce) 989.0 (1011.7) -> 988.2 (1013.9) MB, 2038.4 / 0.0 ms (+ 277.3 ms in 44 steps since start of marking, biggest step 22.8 ms, walltime since start of marking 2382 ms) (average mu = 0.106, current mu = 0.028[26903:0x514ab80] 109906 ms: Mark-sweep (reduce) 989.2 (1001.9) -> 988.2 (1001.9) MB, 2475.4 / 0.0 ms (average mu = 0.056, current mu = 0.004) allocation failure scavenge might not succeed

<— JS stacktrace —>

FATAL ERROR: Ineffective mark-compacts near heap limit Allocation failed - JavaScript heap out of memory 1: 0xa3aaf0 node::Abort() [node] 2: 0x970199 node::FatalError(char const*, char const*) [node] 3: 0xbba42e v8::Utils::ReportOOMFailure(v8::internal::Isolate*, char const*, bool) [node] 4: 0xbba7a7 v8::internal::V8::FatalProcessOutOfMemory(v8::internal::Isolate*, char const*, bool) [node] 5: 0xd769c5 [node] 6: 0xd7754f [node] 7: 0xd8538b v8::internal::Heap::CollectGarbage(v8::internal::AllocationSpace, v8::internal::GarbageCollectionReason, v8::GCCallbackFlags) [node] 8: 0xd88f4c v8::internal::Heap::AllocateRawWithRetryOrFailSlowPath(int, v8::internal::AllocationType, v8::internal::AllocationOrigin, v8::internal::AllocationAlignment) [node] 9: 0xd4e71d v8::internal::Factory::AllocateRaw(int, v8::internal::AllocationType, v8::internal::AllocationAlignment) [node] 10: 0xd4a979 v8::internal::FactoryBasev8::internal::Factory::AllocateRawArray(int, v8::internal::AllocationType) [node] 11: 0xd4aa34 v8::internal::FactoryBasev8::internal::Factory::NewFixedArrayWithFiller(v8::internal::Handlev8::internal::Map, int, v8::internal::Handlev8::internal::Oddball, v8::internal::AllocationType) [node] 12: 0xf920be v8::internal::OrderedHashTable<v8::internal::OrderedHashMap, 2>::Allocate(v8::internal::Isolate*, int, v8::internal::AllocationType) [node] 13: 0xf92256 v8::internal::OrderedHashTable<v8::internal::OrderedHashMap, 2>::Rehash(v8::internal::Isolate*, v8::internal::Handlev8::internal::OrderedHashMap, int) [node] 14: 0x1083a58 v8::internal::Runtime_MapGrow(int, unsigned long*, v8::internal::Isolate*) [node] 15: 0x1448df9 [node] npm ERR! code ELIFECYCLE npm ERR! errno 1 npm ERR! client@0.1.0 build: react-scripts build npm ERR! Exit status 1 npm ERR! npm ERR! Failed at the client@0.1.0 build script. npm ERR! This is probably not a problem with npm. There is likely additional logging output above.

npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in: npm ERR! /root/.npm/_logs/2022-06-28T14_13_01_634Z-debug.log

Adding “build”: “react-scripts --max_old_space_size=4096 build” in package.json also not helped

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Bobby Iliev
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December 26, 2022

Hi there,

It seems like that during the build process the server is running out of memory. What you could do is to add a SWAP file so that you could have some extra buffer: