Getting error while setting up salesforce lwc local development:

PS C:\Users\hp\Desktop\SajjanTestProject> sfdx plugins:install @salesforce/lwc-dev-server Polling for new version(s) to become available on npm... done Successfully validated digital signature for @salesforce/lwc-dev-server. Finished digital signature check. Installing plugin @salesforce/lwc-dev-server@latest... failed » Warning: @salesforce/lwc-dev-server > @salesforce/[email protected]: Package no longer supported. Contact
» Support at https://www.npmjs.com/support for more info. Error: C:\Users\hp\AppData\Local\sf\client\2.30.8-d9ea14b\node_modules\yarn\bin\yarn.js add @salesforce/lwc-dev-server@latest --non-interactive --mutex=file:C:\Users\hp\AppData\Local\sf\yarn.lock
--preferred-cache-folder=C:\Users\hp\AppData\Local\sf\yarn --check-files exited with code 1

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I had exactly this issue and

npm install -g node-gyp

fixed it for me. Apparantly this doesn't work for everyone. For a similar problem see here.

Why this is undocumented or unnecessary for some (such dependencies should be installed automatically), is beyond my knowledge.

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