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Require problem with got

jorge.melnik
jorge.melnik Posts: 4
edited February 7 in LFW212 Class Forum

Hello, I cant import got with require.
const got = require('got')

Can you help me with the problem?

[email protected] dev /home/jmeln/cursos/node/LF/JSNSD/ch-7/consuming-service
fastify start -w -l info -P app.js

Error [ERR_REQUIRE_ESM]: Must use import to load ES Module: /home/jmeln/cursos/node/LF/JSNSD/ch-7/consuming-service/node_modules/got/dist/source/index.js
require() of ES modules is not supported.
require() of /home/jmeln/cursos/node/LF/JSNSD/ch-7/consuming-service/node_modules/got/dist/source/index.js from /home/jmeln/cursos/node/LF/JSNSD/ch-7/consuming-service/routes/root.js is an ES module file as it is a .js file whose nearest parent package.json contains "type": "module" which defines all .js files in that package scope as ES modules.
Instead rename index.js to end in .cjs, change the requiring code to use import(), or remove "type": "module" from /home/jmeln/cursos/node/LF/JSNSD/ch-7/consuming-service/node_modules/got/package.json.

at new NodeError (internal/errors.js:322:7)
at Object.Module._extensions..js (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1102:13)
at Module.load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:950:32)
at Function.Module._load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:790:12)
at Module.require (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:974:19)
at require (internal/modules/cjs/helpers.js:93:18)
at Object.<anonymous> (/home/jmeln/cursos/node/LF/JSNSD/ch-7/consuming-service/routes/root.js:2:13)
at Module._compile (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1085:14)
at Object.Module._extensions..js (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:1114:10)
at Module.load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:950:32) {

code: 'ERR_REQUIRE_ESM'
}

Thanks!

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Answers

  • thanks !

  • correct got has dropped support for CJS. The content has been update to install 11. In the future we'll be using fetch in the material since Node 18 will be providing a global fetch.

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