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SyntaxError: Unexpected token ... at /config/common.config.js:13 return path.join.apply(path, [ROOT, ...pathParts]);

After I downloaded all the files and ran npm install I get this error:

/Applications/MAMP/htdocs/photo_blog/config/common.config.js:13 return path.join.apply(path, [ROOT, ...pathParts]); ^^^

SyntaxError: Unexpected token ... at exports.runInThisContext (vm.js:53:16) at Module._compile (module.js:373:25) at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:416:10) at Module.load (module.js:343:32) at Function.Module._load (module.js:300:12) at Module.require (module.js:353:17) at require (internal/module.js:12:17) at Object.<anonymous> (/Applications/MAMP/htdocs/photo_blog/config/release.config.js:5:22) at Module._compile (module.js:409:26) at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:416:10)

82051 verbose cwd /Applications/MAMP/htdocs/photo_blog 82052 error Darwin 14.5.0 82053 error argv "/usr/local/bin/node" "/usr/local/bin/npm" "install" "--build-from-source" 82054 error node v4.3.2 82055 error npm v2.14.12 82056 error code ELIFECYCLE 82057 error photoblog@1.0.0 postinstall: npm run build 82057 error Exit status 1 82058 error Failed at the photoblog@1.0.0 postinstall script 'npm run build'. 82058 error This is most likely a problem with the photoblog package, 82058 error not with npm itself. 82058 error Tell the author that this fails on your system: 82058 error npm run build 82058 error You can get their info via: 82058 error npm owner ls photoblog

Anybody else came across this?

Sam Peppard
Sam Peppard
3,561 Points

I have the same problem. Trying to figure this out.

1 Answer

Nathan Monte
Nathan Monte
16,643 Points

I have changed the code in config/common.config.js to this, which appears to have fixed the issue. It appears the spread operator wasn't working for me.

function root(pathParts) {
  if (typeof pathParts === 'string') {
    pathParts = pathParts.split('/');
  }
  var arr = [ROOT].concat(pathParts);
  return path.join.apply(path, arr);
}

Works for me too. Thanks for sharing!