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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Cygwin for Windows
Date Mon, 21 Jan 2013 19:16:51 GMT
I would vote for standardizing on node for all our scripts


On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 8:54 AM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:

> Yes, node is already a dependency for the CLI, so why not roll with that
> for cross-platform goodness.
>
> On 1/21/13 7:24 AM, "Andrew Grieve" <agrieve@chromium.org> wrote:
>
> >Yep, I was mostly thinking about Android with this question. There's
> >really
> >two aspects that it would simplify:
> >
> >1. Our documentation would not have to worry about windows vs. unix
> >2. Our scripts (and upgrade scripts) won't have to be written twice.
> >Although maybe if we are making node a requirement (due to CLI yes?) then
> >writing them in node would save us writing them twice. Still, they would
> >need to be tested & tweaks for windows I would assume.
> >
> >I'm totally fine keeping things as-is. Just thought the question had to be
> >raised :)
> >
> >
> >
> >On Mon, Jan 21, 2013 at 12:54 AM, Kerri Shotts
> ><kerrishotts@gmail.com>wrote:
> >
> >> Yes, please! Descriptive errors would go a long way to making the
> >> tools easier to use. At least it would point at a specific reason for
> >> failure vs the current vague message.
> >>
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> >>
> >> On Jan 20, 2013, at 22:14, Simon MacDonald <simon.macdonald@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> > -1
> >> >
> >> > We should just make the windows scripts work better. Needs more
> >> descriptive
> >> > failures when something is not setup correctly.
> >> >
> >> > Simon Mac Donald
> >> > http://hi.im/simonmacdonald
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 2:26 PM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com>
> >> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> -1
> >> >>
> >> >> I (and most people) just want to get going and don't like
> >>dependencies.
> >> >> We're already requiring nodejs for a lot of the stuff we do.
> >> >>
> >> >> If you're referring to the Android windows scripts. I believe they
> >>work
> >> >> fine. If there are any issues with them, people should report them
> >>just
> >> as
> >> >> they would report any other issue.
> >> >>
> >> >> There is one outstanding issue on Windows that I will fix next week.
> >> >> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-1961
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 10:35 AM, Kerri Shotts <
> kerrishotts@gmail.com
> >> >>> wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >>> Just my 2ยข: people are already complaining about the number of
parts
> >> that
> >> >>> need to be installed -- do we really want to add yet another? I
> >>realize
> >> >> it
> >> >>> would make the scripts easier, but the more moving (third party)
> >>parts
> >> >> that
> >> >>> have to be installed prior to using PhoneGap (especially those
that
> >> >> aren't
> >> >>> required for the platform's SDK), the higher the barrier to entry.
> >>(But
> >> >>> then again, maybe that's a good thing...?)
> >> >>>
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> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> On Jan 20, 2013, at 8:14, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@google.com>
wrote:
> >> >>>
> >> >>>> I'm sure this has come up some time in the past, but why not
> >>require
> >> >>> cygwin
> >> >>>> so that our scripts will work on windows? Cygwin has been a
> >> requirement
> >> >>> of
> >> >>>> most of the windows projects I've worked on in the past (when
at
> >> >>> different
> >> >>>> companies).
> >> >>
> >>
>
>

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