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From Filip Maj <...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Plugins as subdirectories of git repos, trivial as of git 1.7
Date Mon, 22 Apr 2013 16:05:28 GMT
Lessons learned from github.com/phonegap/phonegap-plugins ...

On 4/22/13 8:28 AM, "Brian LeRoux" <b@brian.io> wrote:

>There is a very good reason that we want the plugins to be discreet,
>atomic, almost userspace, artifacts vs the core cordova distribution
>which should just be bridge and supporting code.
>
>
>On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 7:50 AM, Anis KADRI <anis.kadri@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I can only see one. Does the apache infra support 1.7 ? :-D This feature
>> can't be just client-side.
>> If they do, I don't see any reason to have 16 repositories.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 7:35 AM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@google.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hey,
>>>
>>> Just found out that git now does support cloning a subdirectory of a
>>> project using sparse-checkout mode (added in git 1.7, so super fresh).
>>>
>>> Quick guide:
>>> 
>>>http://jasonkarns.com/blog/subdirectory-checkouts-with-git-sparse-checko
>>>ut/
>>>
>>> I know this was indirectly possible using a temporary directory
>>>holding the
>>> full repo clone, but this change means we can now operate directly on
>>>the
>>> git repo from within a cordova project workspace.  I like this.
>>>
>>> What does this mean for cordova core plugin repo(s)?  Could someone
>>> summarize the compelling reasons for breaking up the plugins?
>>>
>>> -Michal
>>>


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