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From Braden Shepherdson <bra...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Ubuntu and FireOS update
Date Fri, 06 Dec 2013 17:24:05 GMT
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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