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From Jesse <>
Subject Re: Adding ability to add any platform on any OS
Date Fri, 17 Oct 2014 20:30:56 GMT
I don't see a ton of value in this, but I do see a lot of risk.
Platform scripts + hooks are called for any changes to plugins (add/rm) so
you are going to have multiple points of failure.
Who does this feature help?


On Fri, Oct 17, 2014 at 1:09 PM, Edna Y Morales <> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm working on allowing the CLI to add any platform regardless of whether
> the OS supports it. Basically you would add the platform, get a warning
> stating that you won't be able to build for that platform, and then just
> throw an error when an attempt to build is made. While looking into this,
> I've noticed that there are checks in multiple places that are preventing
> this. The first one is the check in cordova-lib that verifies the OS
> supports the platform. I am changing that to give a warning to the user
> instead of throwing an error. Then the check_reqs script for individual
> platforms is called both in the create script and the build script. I'm
> wondering if the check is required in the create script, when it's just
> going to get called again in the build script. My plan is to remove the
> check from the create script if there is nothing in there that requires a
> platform specific environment.
> Any comments or feedback would be appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Edna Morales

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