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From Filip Maj <...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Cygwin for Windows
Date Mon, 21 Jan 2013 19:26:01 GMT
+1

On 1/21/13 11:16 AM, "Shazron" <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:

>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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>> >>
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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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>> >> >>> photoKandy Studios, LLC
>> >> >>>
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>> >> >>>
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>> >> >>>
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>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >>https://itunes.apple.com/us/artist/photokandy-studios-llc/id498577828
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>>
>> >> >>> 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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