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SOLVED Pipeline Build Node JS fails with "permission denied, mkdir '/root/.npm'"


Doing a pipeline build with Node (image: node:10.15.3). First script command is to install a global dependency. That fails when installing one of the sub dependencies and I'm dead in the water. Apparently it cannot access root folder. I'm not a Linux pro, just enough to be dangerous, so I'm scratching my head at this noise. Any thoughts or suggestions?

> sharp@0.22.1 install /usr/local/lib/node_modules/gridsome/node_modules/sharp
> (node install/libvips && node install/dll-copy && prebuild-install) || (node-gyp rebuild && node install/dll-copy)

ERR! sharp EACCES: permission denied, mkdir '/root/.npm'


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Solved. I was a dumbass and was installing the wrong thing.

Hey @Peter Kowalczyk I am having the same issue and I cannot figure out what I am doing wrong, can you elaborate a bit more and what you were installing and what you are installing now?

Like Kostya Kostyushko likes this

Same here, facing the same issue. Any solution for it?

The best way I found to install NPM packages globally with Bitbucket Pipelines was to set the user to root:

- npm -g config set user root
- npm install -g packagename


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