It's even worse than it appears.
Monday April 16, 2018; 10:33 AM EDT
Installing the latest River5
There have been a couple of reports of trouble installing the latest
, both having to do with the
, which is a
addition to River5. Here's the
I don't know what the problem is, I had no problems installing it on my Mac or on a Linux server.
When I have trouble with NPM, this is what I do:
Delete the node_modules folder and do an
If that doesn't work,
NPM's cache, delete the node_modules folder and do an
What's unusual about iconv is that it's written in C, and as part of the npm install process it needs to compile it to machine code.
I am anything but an expert in NPM problems, that's why I'm raising a flag
on Scripting News.
Update: I think
got to the bottom of it. Some systems have it set up so that you can't run downloaded stuff without modifying permissions.
Last update: Monday April 16, 2018; 11:16 AM EDT.