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I was trying to deploy an app on Render but stuck in a forever cycle of “in progress” build, the build never ended processing:

Notice That’s the problem.

Render doesn’t “pick it up”.

You have to run it on port instead of

In this way for Node scripts, prepending HOST=

HOST= node app.js

I used this in package.json, and used npm run start in my Render site setting “Start Command” for an Astro site:

  "scripts": {
    "dev": "astro dev",
    "start": "HOST= node ./dist/server/entry.mjs",
    "build": "astro build",
    "preview": "astro preview",
    "astro": "astro"

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