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From Anis KADRI <>
Subject Re: [iOS] Cordova.plist to config.xml - deprecation
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2012 17:47:04 GMT
I've already started working on pluginstall…which btw is now called
plugman<>as it has diverged
significantly from the original tool. I am expecting to
commit the code sometime today.

On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 8:38 AM, Braden Shepherdson <>wrote:

> The code I checked in, which is now tagged, is expecting config.xml only.
> It wouldn't be terribly hard to support plists too, but I agree that a
> clean change is less confusing.
> I think a conversion script is overkill, it only takes about three to
> convert one to the other (30 seconds if you vim macros like a boss) and
> plenty of people will be able to grab the example config.xml and tweak one
> or two settings rather than converting their whole thing.
> The current state of error messages is less than ideal. Currently if you
> try to build but have no config.xml, you just get an Xcode error message
> about the missing file :( I'm not sure how we can improve that. Our users
> are used to looking at our release notes, featuring this prominently and
> pointing to a guide to converting should sort things out.
> I'm working on getting pluginstall to handle it properly. Are there more
> docs that need updating?
> Braden

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