cordova-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [iOS] Cordova.plist to config.xml - deprecation
Date Thu, 29 Nov 2012 23:34:50 GMT
Here it is: https://github.com/imhotep/plugman/commits/master

I still need to add the ability to install plugins that have a
plugins-plist tag to cordova 2.3.0 projects (that don't have the plists
anymore).


On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 10:40 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>wrote:

> Copying from the JIRA issue to this thread:
>
> 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/plist2xml.py path/to/cordova.plist
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 1:26 PM, Braden Shepherdson <braden@chromium.org
> >wrote:
>
> > Oh, sweet. I'm glad I went to lunch instead of working on it further :P
> >
> > Braden
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 12:47 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > I've already started working on pluginstall…which btw is now called
> > > plugman<http://github.com/imhotep/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 <
> braden@chromium.org
> > > >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
> > > >
> > >
> >
>

Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message