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Problems with Repl.it not able to find module 'express'
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LukeZeller

Hello!
I've been having a problem where whenever my repl wakes up, it throws this error:

internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:550 throw err; ^ Error: Cannot find module 'express' at Function.Module._resolveFilename (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:548:15) at Function.Module._load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:475:25) at Module.require (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:598:17) at require (internal/modules/cjs/helpers.js:11:18) at Object.<anonymous> (/home/runner/index.js:1:77) at Module._compile (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:654:30) at Object.Module._extensions..js (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:665:10) at Module.load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:566:32) at tryModuleLoad (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:506:12) at Function.Module._load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:498:3) exit status 1

The way I've found to fix it is to rename package.json to something else, start the repl, fix the name of package.json, and restart the repl.
Is there a fix on the way? Or a better way to do this?

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LukeZeller

@turbio
the package in question was installed automatically, and when i rename the pacakge.json file, the package works fine.