Meteor - SCSS import breaks


As of Meteor, there are problems with importing SCSS files from other SCSS files. I’m using fourseven:scss, and I get errors like the below when I try to run my app:

/client/pages/Product/Product.scss: Scss compiler error: File to import:
client/styles/variables.import.scss not found. Import origin:

The line in Product.scss is this:

@import "client/styles/variables.import.scss";

I’ve downgraded to Meteor in the mean time, but thought I’d report this.


You’re supposed to use @import {}/client/styles/variables.import.scss; IIRC


Well, that got rid of the errors mentioned above, but now I’ve got a new one:

W20150929-12:38:13.533(-7)? (STDERR) ReferenceError: Plugin is not defined
W20150929-12:38:13.533(-7)? (STDERR)     at path (caching-compiler.js:1:12)
W20150929-12:38:13.533(-7)? (STDERR)     at /Volumes/SuperData/Sites/myapp/.meteor/local/build/programs/server/packages/caching-compiler.js:482:4
W20150929-12:38:13.533(-7)? (STDERR)     at multi-file-caching-compiler.js:216:2
W20150929-12:38:13.534(-7)? (STDERR)     at /Volumes/SuperData/Sites/myapp/.meteor/local/build/programs/server/boot.js:242:10
W20150929-12:38:13.534(-7)? (STDERR)     at Array.forEach (native)
W20150929-12:38:13.534(-7)? (STDERR)     at Function._.each._.forEach (/Users/samh/.meteor/packages/meteor-tool/.
W20150929-12:38:13.534(-7)? (STDERR)     at /Volumes/SuperData/Sites/myapp/.meteor/local/build/programs/server/boot.js:137:5


Yeah, alas, I have that same error and I am trying to figure it out right now :\


I’ll report this on GitHub


By chance, are you using a framework like meteoric:ionic-sass? Removing that fixed it for me



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Try @import 'variables.import.scss'; It works for me.


It works now, it was a bug in fourseven:scss! And yes, the correct syntax is indeed @import "{}/path/to/file.import.scss".


I am trying to do the same but I can’t make it work I have tried:

@import '{}../../public/bower_components/bootstrap-sass/assets/stylesheets/_bootstrap.scss';
@import "{}../../public/bower_components/bootstrap-sass/assets/stylesheets/_bootstrap.scss";
@import '../../public/bower_components/bootstrap-sass/assets/stylesheets/_bootstrap.scss';
@import "../../public/bower_components/bootstrap-sass/assets/stylesheets/_bootstrap.scss";

Again, same error with fourseven:scss meteor package


{} = project root level, so you don’t need to do {}../... And if you’re trying to access a file in a package, the format is {packageName}/path/to/file.


I had a friend fix it doing the following:

Run Meteor
Comment out the
@import ‘.meteor/local/build/programs/server/assets/packages/meteoric_ionic-sass/_ionic’;
@import ‘.meteor/local/build/programs/server/assets/packages/meteoric_ionicons-sass/_ionicons’;

Let it rebuild -you should get an app with no styling
Then comment back in and the project will load correctly


I’m using bourbon and am having to go through the index files to add in the full path to get it to work. e.g. in client/sass/bourbon/_bourbon.scss I’m changing about 70 lines like so:

@import "settings/prefixer";


@import "{}/client/sass/bourbon/settings/prefixer";