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I have the following build script for my JavaScript files in Sublime Text 3.

{
  "shell_cmd": "node --harmony --use-strict --harmony_generators $file"
}

The problem is that when node returns an error, for some reason Sublime will spew out the path, which does not line-wrap, and pollutes the output.

C:\Users\JFD\Desktop\playground.js:2
console.log(b); // ReferenceError: a is not defined
        ^
ReferenceError: b is not defined
    at Object.<anonymous> (C:\Users\JFD\Desktop\playground.js:2:13)
    at Module._compile (module.js:449:26)
    at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:467:10)
    at Module.load (module.js:349:32)
    at Function.Module._load (module.js:305:12)
    at Function.Module.runMain (module.js:490:10)
    at startup (node.js:119:16)
    at node.js:827:3
[Finished in 0.1s with exit code 8]
[shell_cmd: node --harmony --use-strict --harmony_generators C:\Users\JFD\Desktop\playground.js]
[dir: C:\Users\JFD\Desktop]
[path: C:\Program Files (x86)\Microchip\xc8\v1.11\bin;C:\Program Files (x86)\CMake 2.8\bin;C:\MinGW\bin;C:\yagarto4.6.0\bin;C:\Python26\;C:\Python26\Scripts;C:\Program Files (x86)\Altium Designer S09 Viewer\System;C:\PROGRA~2\MpAM;C:\windows\system32;C:\Program Files\nodejs\;C:\Cadence\SPB_16.6\tools\bin;C:\Cadence\SPB_16.6\tools\libutil\bin;C:\Cadence\SPB_16.6\tools\fet\bin;C:\Cadence\SPB_16.6\tools\specctra\bin;C:\Cadence\SPB_16.6\tools\pcb\bin;C:\Cadence\SPB_16.6\openaccess\bin\win32\opt;C:\Cadence\SPB_16.6\tools\capture;C:\Users\JFD\AppData\Roaming\npm\;c:\altera\12.1\modelsim_ase\win32aloem;c:\altera\12.1sp1\modelsim_ase\win32aloem;c:\altera\12.1sp1\modelsim_ae\win32aloem]

How can I ask Sublime to not output the path?

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I think this is just part of the standard error/debugging output. I don't know of any way to disable it through options or build flags, though... –  MattDMo Jul 9 '13 at 16:03

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A bit of a hack, but the following worked for me. Turns out you can override code in some of the default packages, including the code responsible for the path output:

  1. Go to C:\Program Files\Sublime Text 3\Packages
  2. Extract Default.sublime-package (it's actually a zip file) and get the file exec.py (don't leave the extracted folder hanging around in the directory)
  3. Create the directory Default under C:\Users\USERNAME\AppData\Roaming\Sublime Text 3\Packages, and place exec.py into it
  4. Open exec.py, and comment out (place # at the beginning of the line) the following line, at line 245 for me

    self.append_string(proc, self.debug_text)

  5. Restart Sublime Text
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