npm errors with infinite loop

Occasionally I’ll be working with a nodejs project and when I attempt to run $ npm install I’ll see what appears to be an infinite loop with the same package partially installing and then failing over and over.

I found a fix on the npm github issue tracker and I’ve added it here for posterity

rm -rf ~/.npm

Jason Kulatunga

Build Automation & Infrastructure guy @Adobe. I write about, and play with, all sorts of new tech. All opinions are my own.

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