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From Filip Maj <>
Subject Re: Use git sub-modules for the copies of cordova-* within CLI?
Date Tue, 30 Apr 2013 15:56:47 GMT
Yeah, Michael Brooks was working towards lazy-loading the libraries as you
need them.

On 4/30/13 5:08 AM, "Andrew Grieve" <> wrote:

>Actually... Now I think I'm remembering that there was talk about not
>including these at all... Was that right? We were going to package them up
>as separate npm targets, or have CLI be able to download them on demand as
>zip files?
>On Mon, Apr 29, 2013 at 10:28 PM, Andrew Grieve
>> Right now we have a copy / paste of the entire cordova-ios,
>> cordova-android, cordova-blackberry directories within cordova-cli/lib.
>> wondering if we should change these to be submodules.
>> Git submodules often don't work well because they don't automatically
>> track branches. In this case though, I think they do exactly what we'd
>> them to - to point to a specific commit hash.
>> Advantages:
>> 1. cordova-cli currently takes a while to clone since its index is so
>> Using submodules would mean the index would stop growing so much (not
>> if we can purge the currently copies from index).
>> 2. It would be clear that the copies within CLI do not have any
>> modifications
>> 3. Would be easier to update them for each release

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