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From lmnbeyond <lmnbey...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: cli plugins 'alias'?
Date Tue, 03 Sep 2013 01:40:41 GMT
+ 1  It's great

Best Regards!



On 2013-9-3, at 上午8:37, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:

> love this idea
> 
> 
> On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 2:36 PM, Jonathan Bond-Caron <
> jbondc@gdesolutions.com> wrote:
> 
>> Setting up the mobile spec app was tedious since I didn't know the
>> dependencies.
>> 
>> I wrote a small patch that allows to pull a plugin from a git subdirectory
>> e.g. cordova plugin add
>> https://github.com/jbondc/cordova-labs?subdir=cordova-deps-mobile-spec
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-4715
>> 
>> It got me thinking there might an opportunity to make this less tedious
>> with an 'alias'
>> 
>> e.g. cordova plugin add @cordova-test
>> 
>> The @ symbol signals an 'alias' (cordova-test) that cli would expand to
>> "https://.../cordova-plugin-battery-status https://.../cordova-plugin-device
>> etc..."
>> The list of plugins simply gets passed to plugman.
>> 
>> A couple of 'core' aliases could make it easier to get started with
>> cordova, e.g.
>> cordova plugin add @cordova-common
>> cordova plugin add @cordova-test
>> cordova plugin rm @cordova-test
>> 
>> Could also be called packaged / collection /  grouped plugins.
>> 
>> Thoughts?
>> 
>> 


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