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From Steven Gill <stevengil...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ubuntu and FireOS update
Date Fri, 06 Dec 2013 18:32:11 GMT
Thanks for the tip Braden. I will make sure that is done now.


On Fri, Dec 6, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Braden Shepherdson <braden@chromium.org>wrote:

> Make sure these platforms get added to cordova platform ls, with
> appropriate logic for where Ubuntu can be built.
>
> Braden
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 6:02 PM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
> wrote:
>
> > On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 8:53 PM, Steven Gill <stevengill97@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Just wanted to give a update
> > >
> > > Support for both of these now exists in plugman + CLI on master. It
> seems
> > > to be working well enough.
> > >
> > > Docs: This is a pretty important piece. Once we release 3.3.0, our
> users
> > > are going to want to know what plugins are supported, what the getting
> > > started requirements are, etc. I know FireOS has already sent some doc
> > > updates. I would suggest installing all of the plugins you support and
> > run
> > > mobile-spec. Once you have confirmed a plugin has full support, add
> your
> > > platform to the supported platform list.
> > >
> > > Docs can be found at https://github.com/apache/cordova-docs/
> > >
> > > *FireOS*
> > > Plugman Tests: I commented out the tests because they need work. They
> > rely
> > > to heavily on a copy paste job of the android tests. I had to update
> the
> > > plugin.xml files for the three plugins in the tests to add support for
> > > amazon-fireos just to get the tests to run.
> > >
> > > Check-reqs: right now the requirements are being checked in the cli. We
> > > will want to change this to use the platform level chec_reqs script
> > > instead. Android made this change recently. Hopefully someone can point
> > you
> > > to the specific commits that made the change.  This is suffering from
> the
> > > same problem Android just had, in that it is setting the base api level
> > at
> > > 17. We should update that number for now and after 3.3.0 work on
> > converting
> > > this.
> > >
> > To add to this - I made a check afterwards to just make CLI's
> > check_requirements return true immediately. It makes more sense to have
> the
> > bin/create script run check_reqs itself. The original reason for having
> > check_requirements in CLI was to be able to check requirements before
> > running lazy_load, but that never came to fruition (and is a pretty minor
> > optimization anyways).
> >
> >
> > >
> > > *Ubuntu*
> > > Tests! We need them! :)
> > > Need to make clear that ubuntu option isn't available on Mac or
> Windows.
> > > The error messages aren't clear here. Documentation around this would
> go
> > a
> > > long way!
> > >
> > >
> > > I will continue to give suggestions as I play around more with both of
> > > these platforms. Please file issues for any of the work you do and use
> > > those in the commit messages.
> > >
> > > The 3.3.0-rc.1 will be tagged & released tomorrow. I will tag both of
> > these
> > > platforms leading up to the release. I'm aiming to release 3.3.0 next
> Wed
> > > or Thursday. So we will still have some time to improve the experience
> > for
> > > users who will be trying out these platforms for the first time.
> > >
> >
>

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