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JavaScript

Lisa Crandall
Lisa Crandall
3,409 Points

Async Completion Error

When running the "hello" task with Gulp 4.0 I get the following error message:

The following tasks did not complete: hello Did you forget to signal async completion?

To fix this I edited my code to add the following:

gulp.task("hello", function(done) { console.log("Hello!"); done(); });

Now it returns like normal.

It seems like this is something new to Gulp 4.0, and that there are multiple ways to solve it. I found my solution here:

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/36897877/gulp-error-the-following-tasks-did-not-complete-did-you-forget-to-signal-async

1 Answer

Awesome, I had the same problem. Thank you for posting this! Such an easy solution.

"The important part here is the return statement. If you don't return the stream, gulp can't determine when the stream has finished."