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From Don Coleman <>
Subject Re: endless recursion on phonegap local plugin add ../..
Date Wed, 23 Oct 2013 13:24:12 GMT
I've seen this problem with cordova. My instructions for the examples have people copy the
example folder out of the project before installing the plugin as a work around. 

> On Oct 23, 2013, at 7:57 AM, Axel Nennker <> wrote:
> Hi,
> the above phonegap command fails (name to long) and I think it applies to
> cordova as well.
> plugin add seems to copy the whole directory into the app's plugins
> directory. Which is wrong.
> I am developing a phonegap  plugin and inside the plugin's developement
> folder I have a subfolder named examples. In this folder I created a
> phonegap example project to show how the plugin might be used. I want to
> add the my plugin into this example app but "plugin add" dies because it
> tries to copy the whole plugin's folder into itself.
> Why isn't "plugin add" just copying the plugin.xml and all the files
> (assets, js-modules etc) into the plugins folder? This would prevent the
> endless recursion and would just copy exactly those files that are needed.
> Am I missing something?
> cheers
> Axel

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