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chromedriver-update fails #7

mars opened this Issue · 5 comments

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The most recent Chrome update introduced a breaking change.

So, I unsuccessfully attempted the built-in chromedriver updater.

% chromedriver-update
curl: (6) Could not resolve host: http; nodename nor servname provided, or not known
/Users/mars/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p392/gems/chromedriver-helper-0.0.5/lib/chromedriver/helper.rb:23:in `block in download': Could not download http: (RuntimeError)
  from /Users/mars/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p392/gems/chromedriver-helper-0.0.5/lib/chromedriver/helper.rb:20:in `chdir'
  from /Users/mars/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p392/gems/chromedriver-helper-0.0.5/lib/chromedriver/helper.rb:20:in `download'
  from /Users/mars/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p392/gems/chromedriver-helper-0.0.5/lib/chromedriver/helper.rb:31:in `update'
  from /Users/mars/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p392/gems/chromedriver-helper-0.0.5/bin/chromedriver-update:5:in `<top (required)>'
  from /Users/mars/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p392/bin/chromedriver-update:19:in `load'
  from /Users/mars/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p392/bin/chromedriver-update:19:in `<main>'
  from /Users/mars/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p392/bin/ruby_noexec_wrapper:14:in `eval'
  from /Users/mars/.rvm/gems/ruby-1.9.3-p392/bin/ruby_noexec_wrapper:14:in `<main>'

As a workaround, I manually downloaded & copied the newest chromedriver over the old one.


looks as if google changed their urls and the regex in /lib/chromedriver/helper.rb:36 no longer matches the url
change it to url = downloads.grep(/chromedriver_#{platform}.*.zip/).first
and it'll work


As far as I can tell, the download page has been moved.

Downloads have been moved to, because Google Code downloads are being deprecated!


Released in 0.0.6.

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