Solvedangular cli ng add @angular/pwa doesn't work correctly in angular-cli 6.2.5 (Maximum call stack size exceeded)

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Angular CLI: 6.2.5
Node: 8.11.3
OS: win32 x64
Angular: 6.1.10
... animations, common, compiler, compiler-cli, core, forms
... http, language-service, platform-browser
... platform-browser-dynamic, router

Package Version

@angular-devkit/architect 0.8.5
@angular-devkit/build-angular 0.8.5
@angular-devkit/build-optimizer 0.8.5
@angular-devkit/build-webpack 0.8.5
@angular-devkit/core 0.8.5
@angular-devkit/schematics 0.8.5
@angular/cdk 6.4.7
@angular/cli 6.2.5
@angular/material 6.4.7
@angular/pwa 0.10.5
@ngtools/webpack 6.2.5
@schematics/angular 0.8.5
@schematics/update 0.8.5
rxjs 6.2.2
typescript 2.9.2
webpack 4.20.2

Repro steps

ng new pwademo
ng add @angular/material
ng build --prod
ng add @angular/pwa

The log given by the failure

Installing packages for tooling via npm.
npm WARN optional SKIPPING OPTIONAL DEPENDENCY: fsevents@1.2.4 (node_modules\fsevents):
npm WARN notsup SKIPPING OPTIONAL DEPENDENCY: Unsupported platform for fsevents@1.2.4: wanted {"os":"darwin","arch":"any"} (current: {"os":"win32","arch":"x64"})

  • @angular/pwa@0.10.5
    updated 1 package in 47.645s
    Installed packages for tooling via npm.
    Maximum call stack size exceeded

Desired functionality

The command doesnt add automatically PWA features to my Angular application such as manifest file or icons in assets folder or edit my index.html file with reference to manifest, only show me the error message
Maximum call stack size exceeded

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26 Answers

✔️Accepted Answer

Currently you will need to execute ng add @angular/pwa@v6-lts to ensure the version compatible with Angular 6 is used.

Other Answers:

I'm having the same issue. I was able to get it to work by specifying the previous stable release:
ng add @angular/pwa@0.8.7 --project my-project-name

No issue with bellow version. Update your cli.

ng version

Angular CLI: 7.0.5
Node: 10.11.0
Angular: 7.0.3

Hi, the problem is no longer reproducable if you use the latest versions of the CLI and devkit packages.

    "@angular-devkit/build-angular": "^0.10.5",
    "@angular/cli": "^7.0.5",

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