GitBook on FreeBSD?

Matthias Apitz guru at
Fri Oct 16 18:32:54 UTC 2015

El día Friday, October 16, 2015 a las 08:25:02AM -0500, Brandon J. Wandersee escribió:

> > Is it possible (has someone) to install GitBook locally on FreeBSD, to
> > do the book rendering to HTML locally? I do not see any port for this.
> >
> > Thanks
> >
> > 	matthias
> There's no port for GitBook, but there is one for npm.

Thanks. I have installed www/npm and run:

$ npm install gitbook-cli -g
npm ERR! FreeBSD 11.0-CURRENT
npm ERR! argv "node" "/usr/local/bin/npm" "install" "gitbook-cli" "-g"
npm ERR! node v0.10.32
npm ERR! npm  v2.0.2
npm ERR! path /usr/local/lib/node_modules/gitbook-cli
npm ERR! code EACCES
npm ERR! errno 3

npm ERR! Error: EACCES, mkdir '/usr/local/lib/node_modules/gitbook-cli'
npm ERR!  { [Error: EACCES, mkdir
npm ERR!   errno: 3,
npm ERR!   code: 'EACCES',
npm ERR!   path: '/usr/local/lib/node_modules/gitbook-cli',
npm ERR!   fstream_type: 'Directory',
npm ERR!   fstream_path: '/usr/local/lib/node_modules/gitbook-cli',
npm ERR!   fstream_class: 'DirWriter',
npm ERR!   fstream_stack: 
npm ERR!    [
npm ERR!
npm ERR!      'Object.oncomplete (fs.js:107:15)' ] }
npm ERR! 
npm ERR! Please try running this command again as root/Administrator.

Is it safe to run this as root?

# npm install gitbook-cli -g

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