I have been running a small service on Google Compute Engine (Ubuntu) that requires
google-cloud npm module but I kept hitting an error with
not being found.
Error: Cannot find module '/home/paul_kinlan/web-push-rocks/frontend/node_modules/google-cloud/node_modules/grpc/src/node/extens ion_binary/grpc_node.node' at Function.Module._resolveFilename (module.js:469:15) at Function.Module._load (module.js:417:25) at Function._load (/usr/lib/node_modules/pm2/node_modules/pmx/lib/transaction.js:62:21) at Module.require (module.js:497:17) at require (internal/module.js:20:19) at Object.<anonymous> (/home/paul_kinlan/web-push-rocks/frontend/node_modules/google-cloud/node_modules/grpc/src/node/src/gr pc_extension.js:38:15) at Module._compile (module.js:570:32) at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:579:10) at Module.load (module.js:487:32) at tryModuleLoad (module.js:446:12)
It was incredibly frustrating as I have not seen any recognition of the issues that many people are facing.
The solution that I found (well Surma on our team found) was to force a rebuild of the module from source as follows:
npm install npm rebuild --build-from-source google-cloud
Stupid node. Stupid Cloud platform. :)
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