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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Proposal: hooks support for plugins
Date Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:24:33 GMT
like this too / would be much cleaner



On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:38 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:

> I like Parashuram's idea. This way the plugin hooks can be testable as
> well?
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 5:22 PM, Parashuram Narasimhan (MS OPEN TECH) <
> panarasi@microsoft.com> wrote:
>
> > Currently, the plugin hooks are constructed like the hooks in a cordova
> > project. An alternative would be to construct the javascript files to
> have
> > module.exports, and we could pass in the parameters to the function that
> is
> > exported. This way, the module will not spawn a new node process.
> > Comments, Thoughts?
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sergey Grebnov (Akvelon) [mailto:v-segreb@microsoft.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, April 17, 2014 5:19 PM
> > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > Subject: RE: Proposal: hooks support for plugins
> >
> > I've sent a pull request with initial implementation for review.
> > https://github.com/apache/cordova-plugman/pull/74
> >
> > Thx!
> > Sergey
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jonathan Bond-Caron [mailto:jbondc@gdesolutions.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, March 6, 2014 2:07 PM
> > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > Subject: RE: Proposal: hooks support for plugins
> >
> > On Thu Mar 6 01:57 PM, Sergey Grebnov (Akvelon) wrote:
> > > Can we think about scripts as just a new plugin module?  - Similar to
> > > js-module or config-file and which must be processed special way (by
> > > execution).
> > >
> > > <script-module src="src/compile_sqlite.js"/> <framework
> > > src="src/windows8/SQLitePCL.Ext.dll" custom="true"/> <script-module
> > > src="src/add_win8_toastCapable.js"/>
> > > <script-module src="src/set_default_target_paltform_arm.js"/>
> > >
> > > Not so powerful and cool, but easy to implement and understand. During
> > > uninstall each script is called again but with 'uninstall' flag (or
> > > each script file can emit install and uninstall functions)
> > >
> >
> > I'm all for simple, what happens if one of those scripts fails? E.g.
> > failed compile
> >
> > For example in cli:
> >
> > cordova plugin add sqlite
> > platforms = ['android', 'windows8'];
> > for(p in platforms)
> >     installPlugin('sqlite');  // android ok! windows8 fails at
> > 'src/compile_sqlite.js'
> >
> > Is 'sqlite' at that point installed on android? Do we rollback the
> > install? Run the uninstall() scripts?
> >
> > For that reason, sandbox idea seems less chaotic with some hookApi -
> which
> > would cleanup properly if something goes wrong...
> >
> > What you're suggesting seems like it could work, until something goes
> > wrong and leaves the platform(s) project/native in an inconsistent state.
> > Multiple that with "pluginb" that fails at 'src/compile_stuff.js'
> >
> > Could be doable but not sure well it would work.
> >
> >
>

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