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Within QSH, here is what I get:

which node
which npm

I did the same inside of PuTTy and received the same results.


-----Original Message-----
From: Calvin Buckley <calvin@xxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, October 15, 2020 09:31
To: IBMi Open Source Roundtable <opensource@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>; Steve M <txpenguin1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: 'OpenSource' <opensource-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [IBMiOSS] NPM Issue

I wonder if the OPS node is on the path - it was pretty crashy. I'd do what Jesse suggests and give us the output of "which node".

On Thu, 2020-10-15 at 09:29 -0500, Jesse Gorzinski wrote:
Looks like you're running into QSH's default behavior of not allowing
multithreaded applications. You will need to set environment variable
QIBM_MULTI_THREADED to 'Y' before starting your QSH session.
It should work from SSH. Does SSH give you a dfferent error?

"Steve M" <
wrote on 10/15/2020 08:22:09 AM:

From: "Steve M" <

To: "'Jesse Gorzinski'" <
, "'IBMi Open Source
Roundtable'" <

Cc: "'OpenSource'" <

Date: 10/15/2020 08:22 AM
Subject: [EXTERNAL] RE: [IBMiOSS] NPM Issue

Jesse, ? I try to follow the advice of others and not use QSH.? My
failures were using...

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I try to follow the advice of others and not use QSH. My failures
were using both BitVise SSH Client and using PuTTy.

I did try QSH just now, and received this:
node -v
npm -v
[6286]: ../src/node_platform.cc:62:std::unique_ptr<unsigned int>
Assertion `(0) == (uv_thread_create(t.get(), start_thread, this))'
qsh: 001-0078 Process ended by signal 5.


From: Jesse Gorzinski <

Sent: Wednesday, October 14, 2020 19:48
To: IBMi Open Source Roundtable <

Cc: OpenSource <
; Steve M

Subject: Re: [IBMiOSS] NPM Issue

I assume you're not running from QSH.

Does "node -v" (and other node commands) work?

What does "which npm" and "which node" give you? Both should give
you a /QOpenSys/pkgs/bin path Also, you may need to run:
/QOpenSys/pkgs/bin/nodever 12
in order to explicitly use version 12 if you have older versions
also installed.

"OpenSource" <
wrote on 10/14/
2020 05:12:03 PM:

From: Steve M via OpenSource <

To: "'IBMi Open Source Roundtable'" <

Cc: Steve M <

Date: 10/14/2020 05:12 PM
Subject: [EXTERNAL] [IBMiOSS] NPM Issue
Sent by: "OpenSource" <

Strange new issue. O/S is 7.2 with current updates applied
quarterly. Just used ACS to upgrade Node to v12.18.4.

Every NPM command returns "Abort - core dumped". I mean every
single one, even something as simple as "npm -v".

Was happening before doing the upgrade and still continuing

Any thoughts?


Steve M.

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