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From Ian Clelland <iclell...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Working versions of Cordova-Android and Cordova-Crosswalk-Engine
Date Wed, 16 Jul 2014 16:23:27 GMT
Agreed with Joe here -- the engines, Crosswalk included, are third-party
code. It's just coincidence that Cordova PMC members happen to be
implementing them.

What we need is a well-defined stable API.


On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 12:17 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:

> And I mean licence compatibility.  Crosswalk-Cordova-Engine is
> technically not ASF code.
>
> On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 9:17 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> > No, I don't think adding crosswalk as an engine would be a good idea
> > due to compatibility.  We should make a spec engine that's just a
> > clone of AndroidWebView specifically for testing and API
> > functionality.  I'll add that to the JIRA subtask.
> >
> > On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 9:15 AM, Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>
> wrote:
> >> Thanks for compiling. Do you think git submodules would be worth using
> to
> >> track this? E.g. add the engine plugins as submodules to 4.0.x?
> >>
> >>
> >> On Wed, Jul 16, 2014 at 11:49 AM, Ian Clelland <iclelland@chromium.org>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Joe and I spent a bit of time last night working out compatible
> versions of
> >>> cordova-android and cordova-crosswalk-engine. (One of the pains of
> having
> >>> separate repos for everything is when APIs change, it's a pain to find
> >>> matching versions again)
> >>>
> >>> This is what we found (I went over the commits from the last month or
> so to
> >>> work out the ranges of compatibility):
> >>> 1. Nothing works with xwalk 8.36.171 or higher. Crosswalk has a new
> >>> embedding API, which I still need to integrate. (
> >>> https://github.com/clelland/cordova-crosswalk-engine/pull/4)
> >>>
> >>> 2. The latest heads of each branch work together:
> >>> android a99c821
> >>> engine 8e4eeb2
> >>> xwalk 8.36.157
> >>>
> >>> 3. cordova-android from a4f6d9f (July 10) to a99c821 (July 14) can be
> used
> >>> with the latest version of cordova-crosswalk-engine
> >>>
> >>> 4. cordova-android from efcedab (July 9) up to to fc2a202 (July 10)
> require
> >>> crosswalk-engine @ b423b1c
> >>>
> >>> 5. cordova-android d66bb84 and 428e1bc (June 24) require
> crosswalk-engine @
> >>> 220e9ce  (This is June 24, before the big changes)
> >>>
> >>> 6. cordova-android c052f40 (June 20) to 96a119 (June 23) require
> >>> crosswalk-engine @ 714f7b6
> >>>
> >>> 7. cordova-android 3a9898a (June 18) up to 98246c (June 20) require
> >>> cordova-crosswalk-engine 0b0691f (Crosswalk 8.36.157) or 50f8116
> (Crosswalk
> >>> 8.36.156)
> >>>
> >>> Commits to cordova-android between these ranges (i.e, 428e1bc < x <
> >>> efcedab) don't work with any version of cordova-crosswalk-engine.
> >>>
>

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