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From Brian LeRoux...@brian.io>
Subject Re: Confused about Android API level and Cordova, does it support anything less than 19
Date Wed, 24 Sep 2014 20:03:38 GMT
NEVER LET IT HAPPEN AGAIN

(jk)

np, Mark. also: API level should be backwards compat so having at 19 means
17 *should* work but please let us know if not!

On Wed, Sep 24, 2014 at 12:54 PM, Mark E. Scott Jr. <mscott@scott-usa.com>
wrote:

> Apologies for this, I misread the mailing list text at
> http://cordova.apache.org/#mailing-list, didn't realize that this was for
> development of Cordova, not developing with Cordova.
>
> Mark
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark E. Scott Jr. [mailto:mscott@scott-usa.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 24, 2014 2:49 PM
> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> Subject: Confused about Android API level and Cordova, does it support
> anything less than 19
>
> So,
>
> If I have android API 19 installed, everything works fine, I can execute
> the command "cordova platform add android".  However, to support the Galaxy
> S 3 devices we have for test, I need API level 17.  According to the
> Cordova docs for 3.5.0<
> http://cordova.apache.org/docs/en/3.5.0/guide_platforms_android_index.md.html#Android%20Platform%20Guide>,
> it supports  API level 10 and later.
>
> Things still worked when I added API level 17, but we noticed it was still
> using the API level 19.  Upon removing API level 19, I get the following
> error executing "cordova platform add android".
>
> Error: Please install Android target 19 (the Android newest SDK). Make
> sure you have the latest Android tools installed as well. Run "android"
> from your command-line to install/update any missing SDKs or tools.
>     at
> C:\Users\mscott\.cordova\lib\android\cordova\3.5.1\bin\lib\check_reqs.js:80:29
>     at _fulfilled
> (C:\Users\mscott\.cordova\lib\android\cordova\3.5.1\bin\node_modules\q\q.js:798:54)
>     at self.promiseDispatch.done
> (C:\Users\mscott\.cordova\lib\android\cordova\3.5.1\bin\node_modules\q\q.js:827:30)
>     at Promise.promise.promiseDispatch
> (C:\Users\mscott\.cordova\lib\android\cordova\3.5.1\bin\node_modules\q\q.js:760:13)
>     at
> C:\Users\mscott\.cordova\lib\android\cordova\3.5.1\bin\node_modules\q\q.js:574:44
>     at flush
> (C:\Users\mscott\.cordova\lib\android\cordova\3.5.1\bin\node_modules\q\q.js:108:17)
>     at process._tickCallback (node.js:419:13)
> Error: C:\Users\mscott\.cordova\lib\android\cordova\3.5.1\bin\create.bat:
> Command failed with exit code 8
>     at ChildProcess.whenDone
> (D:\projects\mobile\EMS-Mobile\node_modules\cordova\node_modules\cordova-lib\src\cordova\superspawn.js:135:23)
>     at ChildProcess.emit (events.js:98:17)
>     at maybeClose (child_process.js:756:16)
>     at Process.ChildProcess._handle.onexit (child_process.js:823:5)
>
> Does it, or does it not actually support earlier Android API levels?  Do I
> have to move to an earlier version of Cordova to support API level 17?
>
> I am using this in conjunction with phonegap, but was starting with the
> simple command of adding a platform.  I'm aware there is a preference for
> SDK level in the config.xml, but it didn't appear to have any affect on the
> cordova add platform command.
>
> I'm getting ready to add API 19 back in conjunction with the config.xml
> preferences in place, to see if it will compile with the right SDK tools in
> that scenario.
>
> Thanks!
>
> Mark E. Scott, Jr.
> mscott@scott-usa.com
>

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