"main" has not been registered" after sdk 38 upgrade (iOS only)

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  1. SDK Version: 38
  2. Platforms(Android/iOS/web/all): iOS

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After running “expo start -c” the error shows up “main” has not been registered. This can happen if: …

When running expo start --no-dev --minify -c I get ‘Invariant Violation: Tried to register two views with the name name RNCSafeAreaView’

I updated to @3.0.6.

I downgraded back to ^1.0.2 and the same error above showed ^.

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    "@react-native-community/async-storage": "^1.11.0",
    "@react-native-community/masked-view": "^0.1.10",
    "@react-native-community/picker": "^1.6.5",
    "@react-navigation/drawer": "^5.8.4",
    "@react-navigation/native": "^5.6.1",
    "@react-navigation/stack": "^5.6.2",
    "@twotalltotems/react-native-otp-input": "^1.3.7",
    "axios": "^0.19.2",
    "card-validator": "^6.2.0",
    "country-code-info": "^0.3.0",
    "expo": "^38.0.3",
    "expo-asset": "^8.1.7",
    "expo-cellular": "^2.2.1",
    "expo-constants": "^9.1.1",
    "expo-facebook": "^8.2.1",
    "expo-firebase-recaptcha": "^1.1.2",
    "expo-font": "^8.2.1",
    "expo-google-app-auth": "^8.1.2",
    "expo-image-picker": "^8.3.0",
    "expo-linear-gradient": "^8.2.1",
    "expo-location": "^8.2.1",
    "expo-permissions": "^9.0.1",
    "expo-screen-orientation": "^1.1.1",
    "expo-sms": "^8.2.1",
    "expo-task-manager": "^8.3.0",
    "expo-updates": "^0.2.10",
    "firebase": "^7.15.5",
    "humanize-duration": "^3.23.1",
    "lottie-react-native": "^3.4.0",
    "luxon": "^1.24.1",
    "prop-types": "^15.7.2",
    "react": "16.13.1",
    "react-native": "0.62.2",
    "react-native-country-picker-modal": "^1.11.0",
    "react-native-dotenv": "^0.2.0",
    "react-native-flash-message": "^0.1.15",
    "react-native-gesture-handler": "^1.6.1",
    "react-native-google-autocomplete": "^0.1.9",
    "react-native-image-progress": "^1.1.1",
    "react-native-lightbox": "^0.8.1",
    "react-native-maps": "^0.27.1",
    "react-native-maps-directions": "^1.8.0",
    "react-native-masked-text": "^1.13.0",
    "react-native-paper": "^3.10.1",
    "react-native-picker-select": "^7.0.0",
    "react-native-reanimated": "^1.9.0",
    "react-native-responsive-screen": "^1.4.1",
    "react-native-safe-area-context": "^3.0.6",
    "react-native-screens": "^2.9.0",
    "react-native-tab-view": "^2.14.4",
    "react-native-unimodules": "^0.10.1",
    "react-native-webview": "^10.3.1",
    "reanimated-bottom-sheet": "^1.0.0-alpha.20",
    "socket.io-client": "^2.3.0",
    "styled-components": "^5.1.1"
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I had a similar issue too, in my case, the issue was that one module I implemented (react-native-material-dropdown) wasn’t compatible with react native 0.62.
I got the same ‘main’ has not been registered - error after upgrading to SDK 38, but I also got the error undefinded is not an object (evaluating ‘_reactNative.Animated.Text.propTypes.style’)
I further use react-native-safe-area-context at version 3.0.2 too, which doesn’t cause any errors in my case.

Maybe one of the modules used by you doesn’t work with rn 0.62.

I hope you get something out of that information.

Hmm, yea I can’t seem to find which one.

Gonna downgrade back for now and maybe try them one by one when I get some time idk

Yeah exact same problem as @kaspolar for me. @kaspolar do you know when they are trying to make react-native-material-dropdown compatible with sdk 38. If not then have you found an alternate package that does the same job?

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Any alternate package you are using as replacement for react-native-material-dropdown? I have same issue. Rest all packages are fine and everything else works.

Hello @idrlmartian,
I used the workaround described in this medium-article: https://medium.com/swlh/how-to-add-a-dropdown-list-to-react-native-2441d6fe40c2. For this temporary solution you have to edit the node module, which is something I really don’t like to do, but it’s the only solution I found. I don’t know when they plan to fix this error, but I hope they do it asap. Furthermore I haven’t found any alternative dropdown-module featuring the material ui design.
Best regards
kaspolar

For the error “Invariant Violation: Tried to register two views with the name name RNCSafeAreaView”, running npm ddp solved it for me.

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hey there! if you update to the latest version of the expo package this should be resolved: expo@38.0.8. it ensures that react-native-safe-area-context installed via expo install and the one installed as a dependency of expo are always the same

Someone recreated the issue here

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