Package Details: nodejs-git 5.11.1.r1.g21552bd-2

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: nodejs-git
Description: Evented I/O for V8 javascript
Upstream URL:
Licenses: MIT
Conflicts: nodejs
Provides: nodejs
Submitter: dcai
Maintainer: haawda
Last Packager: haawda
Votes: 8
Popularity: 0.282910
First Submitted: 2010-01-15 05:50
Last Updated: 2016-05-20 19:06

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TrialnError commented on 2015-11-24 13:01

The Repo URL should be adjusted.
The official one is

yourealwaysbe commented on 2015-11-08 22:48

I'm currently getting the following error when i try to install:

==> Starting pkgver()...
fatal: No tags can describe 'c06faa649d93f8a80d3501cf070f1565978ac9fd'.
Try --always, or create some tags.

Barthalion commented on 2013-12-24 07:46

Fixed, thanks.

Nowaker commented on 2013-12-24 00:10

nodejs-git: /usr/share/man/man1/node.1.gz exists in filesystem
Errors occurred, no packages were upgraded.

Should conflicts=('nodejs').

ant commented on 2013-06-12 07:15

==> Making package: nodejs-git 20110613-1 (Wed Jun 12 09:10:23 CEST 2013)
==> Checking runtime dependencies...
==> Checking buildtime dependencies...
==> Retrieving sources...
==> Extracting sources...
==> Starting build()...
==> Connecting to gitosis git server...
Cloning into 'nodejs'...
remote: Counting objects: 100704, done.
remote: Compressing objects: 100% (28281/28281), done.
remote: Total 100704 (delta 79306), reused 91275 (delta 70766)
Receiving objects: 100% (100704/100704), 62.20 MiB | 4.54 MiB/s, done.
Resolving deltas: 100% (79306/79306), done.
==> GIT checkout done or server timeout!
==> applying python2 fixes..
sed: can't read wscript: No such file or directory
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build().
==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build nodejs-git.

Anonymous comment on 2011-12-14 18:07

I guess novices should be notified that npm in included into the officially supported nodejs package (so they won't spend hours trying to compile nodejs-git).

xyproto commented on 2011-11-30 16:41

Hi, I get:
==> applying python2 fixes..
==> Starting make...
File "./configure", line 221
print "configure options:", options
SyntaxError: invalid syntax
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build().
==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build nodejs-git.

Anonymous comment on 2011-11-28 23:14

I was able to get this to work by using the fix suggested by

This results in a PKGBUILD file that looks like

alperkanat commented on 2011-11-21 22:38

@vkumar: thanks for your efforts! i read everything in the ticket and there seems to be no interest on it yet. so do you have any suggestions? i didn't want to lose time to compile it as i know it won't. is there a change in the situation? do you still want me to apply your changes?

vkumar commented on 2011-11-15 18:29

Opened a bug report upstream:
Hopefully we won't have to deal with this in the future.

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