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Upgrade to the latest version of Electron #3568
Currently, Cypress uses Electron 1.8.2. The latest stable release is
As part of this upgrade, we should also enable the right-click context menu in the Electron browser. It was disabled due to an issue in the previous version that caused Cypress to crash, but is likely fixed now.
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Feb 22, 2019
Do you think you could explore also flags I mention #3633 as you are upgrading to new Electron/Chrome? Since Chrome 65 there is an option
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Mar 8, 2019
i got here by clicking on 3 separate issues "closing in favor of <link to 2.0 update>" => "closing in favor of <link to 3.0 update>" => "closing in favor of <link to this 4.x update>"
in the meantime, cypress is using electron browser on version 59. is there any way I can force it to use a newer build of electron?
As it stands right now, I get an error that only seems to happen in older chromium builds:
thanks in advance
@benmonro You can use the Cypress Docker images in CI for a particular version of Chrome https://github.com/cypress-io/cypress-docker-images
@miniak Any help would be greatly appreciated. I'm incrementally upgrading Electron and working to fix issues along the way. There are many failing tests related to upgrading to Electron 3, a lot because of EPIPE and ECONNRESET errors. Do you have any ideas what could be the root cause?
Thanks for the tip about the latest version. We'll make sure we're on the latest before we get this merged.