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Release Notes for v4.2.6


  • Fixed issues with popups created from sandboxed <webview>:
    • Clicking link with target="_blank" not emitting 'new-window' event.
    • window.open() not returning null when allowpopups is not set. #18797
  • Fixed app.getAppPath() returning default-app path when running electron app with no package.json or electron app/index.js. Now the directory containing the executed file is returned. #18895
  • Fixed an issue where the Tray icon context menu on macOS blocked the main process while open. #19035
  • Fixed crash when creating certain types of windows in the display-* events. #19024
  • Fixed issue where require('timers').setTimeout would sometimes never fire in the renderer process. #18968
  • systemPreferences.isDarkMode() now correctly detects dark mode on macOS Catalina. #18959

Other Changes

  • Fixed an issue where session.getCacheSize would never call its callback. #18921

Release Notes for v4.2.5


  • Backported fix for https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=905940. #18565
  • Backported fix for https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=913970. #18563
  • Backported fix for https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=914731. #18562
  • Backported fix for https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=924843. #18530
  • Backported fix for: https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=915197, https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=915206 and https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=915218. #18567
  • Fixed Uncaught TypeError: Cannot set property 'innerText' of null in default-app when opening a website. #18818
  • Fixed crash in BrowserWindow destructor after win.webContents.destroy(). #18795
  • Fixed issue on macOS Catalina where the tray icon would be highlighted incorrectly and sometimes invisible. #18853
  • Fixed issue where getEffectiveApperance and getAppLevelAppearance would return unknown instead of the correct value sometimes. #18691