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9051 (2) [Avatar] Offline
I see reference to demeteorizer in the MEAP. However, I'd like to use npm within my Meteor app. I've tried, but I'm still getting errors like this one.

W20150322-11:50:00.764(-4)? (STDERR)
W20150322-11:50:00.767(-4)? (STDERR) /Users/lee/.meteor/packages/meteor-tool/.
W20150322-11:50:00.767(-4)? (STDERR) throw(ex);
W20150322-11:50:00.767(-4)? (STDERR) ^
W20150322-11:50:00.767(-4)? (STDERR) ReferenceError: module is not defined
W20150322-11:50:00.767(-4)? (STDERR) at app/node_modules/colors/lib/custom/trap.js:1:36
W20150322-11:50:00.767(-4)? (STDERR) at app/node_modules/colors/lib/custom/trap.js:47:3
W20150322-11:50:00.768(-4)? (STDERR) at /Users/lee/projects/sfh/.meteor/local/build/programs/server/boot.js:222:10
W20150322-11:50:00.768(-4)? (STDERR) at Array.forEach (native)
W20150322-11:50:00.768(-4)? (STDERR) at Function._.each._.forEach (/Users/lee/.meteor/packages/meteor-tool/.
W20150322-11:50:00.768(-4)? (STDERR) at /Users/lee/projects/sfh/.meteor/local/build/programs/server/boot.js:117:5
=> Exited with code: 8
W20150322-11:50:04.707(-4)? (STDERR)
W20150322-11:50:04.708(-4)? (STDERR) /Users/lee/.meteor/packages/meteor-tool/.
W20150322-11:50:04.708(-4)? (STDERR) throw(ex);
W20150322-11:50:04.708(-4)? (STDERR) ^
W20150322-11:50:04.711(-4)? (STDERR) ReferenceError: module is not defined
W20150322-11:50:04.711(-4)? (STDERR) at app/node_modules/colors/lib/custom/trap.js:1:36
W20150322-11:50:04.711(-4)? (STDERR) at app/node_modules/colors/lib/custom/trap.js:47:3
W20150322-11:50:04.711(-4)? (STDERR) at /Users/lee/projects/sfh/.meteor/local/build/programs/server/boot.js:222:10
W20150322-11:50:04.711(-4)? (STDERR) at Array.forEach (native)
W20150322-11:50:04.712(-4)? (STDERR) at Function._.each._.forEach (/Users/lee/.meteor/packages/meteor-tool/.
W20150322-11:50:04.712(-4)? (STDERR) at /Users/lee/projects/sfh/.meteor/local/build/programs/server/boot.js:117:5
=> Exited with code: 8
W20150322-11:50:08.159(-4)? (STDERR)
W20150322-11:50:08.159(-4)? (STDERR) /Users/lee/.meteor/packages/meteor-tool/.
W20150322-11:50:08.160(-4)? (STDERR) throw(ex);
W20150322-11:50:08.160(-4)? (STDERR) ^
W20150322-11:50:08.164(-4)? (STDERR) ReferenceError: module is not defined
W20150322-11:50:08.164(-4)? (STDERR) at app/node_modules/colors/lib/custom/trap.js:1:36
W20150322-11:50:08.165(-4)? (STDERR) at app/node_modules/colors/lib/custom/trap.js:47:3
W20150322-11:50:08.165(-4)? (STDERR) at /Users/lee/projects/sfh/.meteor/local/build/programs/server/boot.js:222:10
W20150322-11:50:08.165(-4)? (STDERR) at Array.forEach (native)
W20150322-11:50:08.165(-4)? (STDERR) at Function._.each._.forEach (/Users/lee/.meteor/packages/meteor-tool/.
W20150322-11:50:08.165(-4)? (STDERR) at /Users/lee/projects/sfh/.meteor/local/build/programs/server/boot.js:117:5
=> Exited with code: 8
=> Your application is crashing. Waiting for file change.

I would like to see Meteor in Action address using npm's in a Meteor app, rather than expecting demeteorizer to be used in all cases.

9051 (2) [Avatar] Offline
For anyone else struggling with this, the solution is simple, but undocumented. You have to delete the node_modules directory from your Meteor project. The packages.json file is all you need, and node_modules will conflict with the copies that Meteor installs for itself.
stephan.hochhaus (92) [Avatar] Offline
Section 9.3 explains how to use NPM with either meteorhacks:npm or creating a package.

There are basically two ways to add a NPM package to a project. The first is to wrap the NPM package into a Meteor package, which is usually the better approach. [...] The second approach is to use the meteorhacks:npm package that allows you to use a packages.json similar to plain Node.js projects.

I think we covered part of the topic you bring up already. Is the issue perhaps when using meteorhacks:npm with demeteorizer? I need to try this out, I have to admit.