EJS not rendering after using electron builder

for posterity: I FIGURED IT OUT (ish)

For some reason, ejs.renderFile() needs an absolute path when the app is built with electron-builder.

So, you need to do like this: ${path.join(__dirname, ./${consequence}.ejs)}

ejs.renderFile(`${path.join(__dirname, `views/list.ejs`)}`, { data: listData }, { root: __dirname }, 
    function (err, str) {
        if (err) {
        mainWindow.loadURL('data:text/html;charset=utf-8,' + encodeURI(str));

As to WHY this is the case, I do not know (since __dirname is included as “root” option param…I’m guessing there is a bug.

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