• 26-Dec-2022
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This is a glossary of all the common issues in Cypress-io GitHub Action

Troubleshooting Common Issues in Cypress-io GitHub Action

Lightrun Team
Lightrun Team
26-Dec-2022

Project Description

GitHub Actions is a continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) platform that is built into GitHub. It allows developers to automate their workflow by defining tasks that are triggered by certain events, such as a commit being pushed to a repository or a pull request being opened.

Cypress GitHub Actions are pre-defined tasks that are specifically designed to run Cypress tests as part of a CI/CD pipeline. These actions can be configured to run Cypress tests on a variety of platforms and environments, including different versions of Node.js and different browsers.

By using Cypress GitHub Actions, developers can easily integrate Cypress into their workflow and run tests automatically as part of their CI/CD process. This can help ensure that their application is working as expected and catch any regressions before they are deployed to production.

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The following issues are the most popular issues regarding this project:

Error “Cannot find module ‘cypress'” using Yarn Berry

When running the Cypress action, care should be taken to note that it runs using NPM rather than Yarn 2 – otherwise require.resolve(‘cypress’) will throw an error due to incompatibility with Plug N Play files (`.pnp.cjs`). As this index.js ironically looks for cache files from Yarn PNP, a workaround involves command-prefix: yarrn dlx being used instead of the default cypress run command in order to properly find those files through Package Name Preferences (PNP). Ultimately, however, formal resolution of this issue is contingent upon proper loading of .pnp.cjs before or during the execution of the index file by way of its respective GitHub Action component(s), and appropriate consideration thereof ought not to go amiss when dealing with said procedure/software asset at any point going forward.

Gaining unfettered access is possible with the simple addition of command-prefix: yarn dlx to any action. Repository owners, ensure you execute your dist/index.js file in congruence with Yarn’s PNP file (.pnp.cjs) for successful recognition and integration of modules such as cypress into required resolutions.

does not find cypress.config.js when using Cypress v10

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