Gatsby Build Error - Can't Resolve React-Icons - Generating JavaScript bundles failed

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Last updated: Jul 22, 2020
Hi! I have been battling a weird issue with building my Gatsby site in a CI pipeline. The problem seems to be somehow related to the package
in my
Everything works fine when building the site locally, but in a CI the build fails. I’ve tried building in Netlify as well as Github Actions.

The error I get is following:

success Build manifest and related icons - 1.382s
success onPostBootstrap - 1.391s
info bootstrap finished - 7.327s
success run static queries - 0.069s - 17/17 247.95/s
success run page queries - 0.183s - 68/68 371.98/s
success write out requires - 0.003s
failed Building production JavaScript and CSS bundles - 27.655s
error Generating JavaScript bundles failed

Can't resolve 'react-icons/fi' in '/home/runner/work/site-name/studio/schemas/objects/sections'

If you're trying to use a package make sure that 'react-icons/fi' is installed. If you're trying to use a local file make sure that the path is correct.
I have
installed in both
. Do you have any idea why this is happening? Why does
gatsby build
try to resolve modules from another directory?
Jul 17, 2020, 11:08 AM
Hi Renne! This doesn’t explain why it would work locally, but still: are you using
in your
file? The earlier versions (including the one shipped with the Studio) have a different way of importing the icons. More info:
Jul 17, 2020, 11:26 AM
Also, make sure that you've declared
as a dependency in your
. It's easy to forget, and sometimes leads to it finding a different version of react-icons somewhere else (because it's used by the frontend, for instance) and uses that, which can lead to these sort of errors.
Jul 17, 2020, 11:45 AM
Turned out I was just stupid 😄 Some weird VS Code autocorrect thing had corrected me to import something from the studio directory within a component on my Gatsby site 😅
Huge thanks for the help though, Peter and Espen, appreciate it
Jul 21, 2020, 6:17 PM
Glad to hear it was just an autocorrect issue, nasty as that is 😉 Thanks for posting back!
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