I am attempting to build the desktop app with a view to submitting a pull request.
I am following the BUILD.md guide.
When I run
cd packages/app-desktop then
yarn start Electron opens but there is an error in the console:
Uncaught Error: Cannot find module '/home/jp/joplin/packages/app-desktop/node_modules/sqlite3/lib/binding/napi-v6-darwin-unknown-arm64/node_sqlite3.node' Require stack: - /home/jp/joplin/packages/app-desktop/node_modules/sqlite3/lib/sqlite3-binding.js - /home/jp/joplin/packages/app-desktop/node_modules/sqlite3/lib/sqlite3.js - /home/jp/joplin/packages/app-desktop/index.html at Module._resolveFilename (node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:940:15) at i._resolveFilename (node:electron/js2c/renderer_init:33:1095) at Module._load (node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:785:27) at c._load (node:electron/js2c/asar_bundle:5:13343) at i._load (node:electron/js2c/renderer_init:33:356) at Module.require (node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:1012:19) at require (node:internal/modules/cjs/helpers:102:18) at Object.<anonymous> (/home/jp/joplin/packages/app-desktop/node_modules/sqlite3/lib/sqlite3-binding.js:4:17) at Object.<anonymous> (/home/jp/joplin/packages/app-desktop/node_modules/sqlite3/lib/sqlite3-binding.js:7:3) at Module._compile (node:internal/modules/cjs/loader:1118:14)
This is on an M1 Mac.
napi-v6-darwin-unknown-arm64 I have an
So it seems that Joplin is using the correct architecture, arm64, but
yarn has installed the wrong one.
I am unfamiliar with how
yarn chooses which architecture to install.
Has anyone successfully built Joplin on an M1 Mac?
Thanks for contributing to a great app!