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From Josh Soref <>
Subject Re: Build signed archives using CLI
Date Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:45:32 GMT
if you do:
Cordova build --release,
The blackberry10 platform will generate a signed image...

On 10/6/14, 3:18 PM, "Andrew Grieve" <> wrote:

>AFAIK, I don't think there's any technical roadblocks. Just need a
>for how it should look, and then a patch & docs to add it!
>For Android's hot-off-the-press gradle support, you can set an environment
>variable that points to a .properties file for signing builds. This shows
>one way to go about it, but I'm not in love with the .properties idea.
>On Mon, Oct 6, 2014 at 2:48 PM, Victor Sosa <>
>> Hi community.
>> Been looking at this topic and wondering why the build command does not
>> create signed archives.  Digging a little bit found a lot of
>>differences in
>> the platforms to create these archives.
>> For instance, in Android you need to
>> 1. Export your APK in release mode (--release flag)
>> 2. Sign your APK (you already need a RSA key)
>> In iOS, you need to:
>> 1. Export your APP using --device flag (--release seems to export for
>> emulator only)
>> 2. Either use XCode (UI-based) and sign the archive or use xcrun
>> process)
>> Besides these differences, what is preventing Cordova from providing a
>> generic one-way to build these signed, ready-to-publish archives?
>> Perhaps I'm missing something here...?  I really appreciate your
>> on this topic
>> Thanks!
>> --
>> Victor Adrian Sosa Herrera
>> IBM Software Engineer
>> Guadalajara, Jalisco

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