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From "Andrew Grieve (JIRA)" <>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CB-1893) Convert cordova.plist -> config.xml
Date Wed, 28 Nov 2012 15:05:01 GMT


Andrew Grieve commented on CB-1893:

I think supporting both was one of the things that upset users when Android made the switch
(at least, it upset me). What happened was that I ended up having both files present, and
the code was silently using one and not the other, and I couldn't figure out why my whitelist
changes were not being picked up.

I think a conversion script was also suggested. I think it would be best to just fail loudly
if config.xml is missing with a message saying "run this script: cordova/bin/

> Convert cordova.plist -> config.xml
> -----------------------------------
>                 Key: CB-1893
>                 URL:
>             Project: Apache Cordova
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: iOS
>            Reporter: Andrew Grieve
>            Assignee: Braden Shepherdson
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 2.3.0
> Relevant ML discussion:
> Just like Android switched, iOS should also use a config.xml file that follows the same
> Bonus points for writing a script to convert a .plist -> config.xml, but this is not
strictly necessary.

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