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From Carlos Santana <csantan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: missing documentation and missing major version bump
Date Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:55:38 GMT
Oh Mark, after reading your email for the second time I got it :-)
So that's how it works today on the release version with a magic "--<space>
all the stuff to pass down" at the end of the cordova cli command?


On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Mark Koudritsky <kamrik@google.com> wrote:

> --extraplatformargs would also be ok, but it's not really different from
> the -- separator as it works right now.
> You can do
> cordova run -- magicpostionarg --xcodeflag --bbflag=42
> and it will pass along everything after the " -- " as is (in the original
> order).
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 10:36 AM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Mark
> > What about having a generic door? meaning something like
> -extraplatformargs
> > cordova run --extraplatformargs="magicpostionarg --xcodeflag --bbflag=42"
> >
> > then pass down the value of extraplatformargs, then platform scripts
> should
> > properly implement the parsing of arguments using "-" or "--" or for now
> if
> > extraplatformargs contain position args they will get what they expect.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 10:24 AM, Mark Koudritsky <kamrik@google.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 1:46 AM, Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Yep Michal I agree to update cli to pass down extra parameters to
> > > platform
> > > > scripts like it used. this allow for greater flexibility in platform
> > > > scripts and no hardcoded platform concerns in cli. No need to remove
> > nopt
> > > > if the this can be achieved.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > The list of flags to pass down to run will have to be hard coded in the
> > > cli, unless we want to go back to the manual position based argument
> > > parsing.
> > >
> > > I don't think we want
> > > cordova run --verbose
> > > to mean something different than
> > > cordova --verbose run
> > > but I think it's ok to expect that
> > > cordova run -- --verbose will mean something different.
> > > And it also allows things like
> > > cordova --verbose run -- --verbose
> > >
> > > The -- separation is exactly what allows the flexibility to pass
> anything
> > > to the run and build scripts without telling the cli what to expect or
> > not
> > > expect after the -- .
> > >
> > > But going back to the origins of this discussion. The lack of
> > documentation
> > > in help.txt about the -- thing is my bad. Thanks to Josh for adding it
> > > yesterday. But why revert the behavior? (and why only for the pre-4.0
> > > versions) If webworks is not affected, who is? Are those real people?
> If
> > > they have already hit, and possibly solved the problems caused by this
> > > change, do they want to revert back? Would be glad to hear from them.
> > >
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Carlos Santana
> > <csantana23@gmail.com>
> >
>



-- 
Carlos Santana
<csantana23@gmail.com>

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