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From Michal Mocny <mmo...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Running browser platform in Linux
Date Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:29:41 GMT
I've updated the PR with comments.  Thanks for solving the issue with start
page and adding support for linux!

On Thu, Nov 20, 2014 at 3:57 PM, Victor Sosa <sosah.victor@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Michal.
> Have you had time to look at this PR?
>
> 2014-11-10 9:08 GMT-06:00 Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org>:
>
> > On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 8:53 PM, Parashuram Narasimhan (MS OPEN TECH) <
> > panarasi@microsoft.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Sorry for not being clear. I was saying that we should not open the
> > > file:// URL in a specific browser. We should ideally spin up a
> webserver
> > > and open the default browser on the system
> > >
> > > Why a server ? Because
> > > - file:// and http:// have differences in quota and permissions for
> many
> > > APIs like IndexedDB or WebSQL
> > >
> > Usually use python -m SimpleHTTPServer for this when working locally.
> Node
> > alternative is https://github.com/nodeapps/http-server.  This will also
> > make it easier to integrate livereload most likely.
> >
> >
> > > - Cordova apps on mobile can make cross-domain AJAX requests. You
> cannot
> > > do that in the browser due to same-origin restriction. However, CORS
> can
> > > help, but is restricted due to file://
> > > - Cookies and protocol relative paths may get messed up.
> > >
> > > Why default browser? Default browser would just mean opening the HTML
> > file.
> > > - I may not have Chrome installed
> >
> > - Chrome may not be installed at that location
> > > - Issues like Linux that you described.
> > > - Integration of cordova-browsers in IDEs and Ripple-as-a-platform may
> be
> > > hard.
> > >
> > - Biggest reason: Safari will be a better testbed for iOS.  IE for WP.
> FF
> > for FFOS.
> >
> > I know Steven had no specific reasons for making chrome-only, it was just
> > the first implementation.
> >
> > Looks like Victor filed https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-7978
> and
> > has already submitted a PR for the linux fix (thanks Victor! I'll take a
> > look).
> >
> > I've file https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-7999 to investigate a
> > web-server version.
> >
> >
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Steven Gill [mailto:stevengill97@gmail.com]
> > > Sent: Thursday, November 6, 2014 1:55 PM
> > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: Running browser platform in Linux
> > >
> > > Victor, feel free to send a PR so is uses config.xml content src
> instead
> > > of www/index.html.
> > >
> > > Also send the PR for your patches to run script.
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 1:17 PM, Victor Sosa <sosah.victor@gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Not sure I'm following you, Parashuram, can you explain a little
> more,
> > > > please?
> > > >
> > > > One more I noticed is that in the run script of the browser platform,
> > > > it is directly pointing to "www/*index.html*", why is index.html
> > > > hardcoded there instead of reading config.xml?
> > > >
> > > > I patched my run script to use this google-chrome command and I'm
> > > > happy to share it. Also will try to patch the index.html reference in
> > > > the script to open the browser.
> > > >
> > > > 2014-11-06 14:50 GMT-06:00 Parashuram Narasimhan (MS OPEN TECH) <
> > > > panarasi@microsoft.com>:
> > > >
> > > > > I don't this we should launch Chrome this way. How about using
> > > > > something like browser-launcher, or even karma-chrome-launcher
> > > > > instead? Also, why
> > > > not
> > > > > just "open" the HTML page?
> > > >
> > >
> > > Chrome needs to be launched with flags for some of the plugins to work
> > > (camera I believe). That is why you can't just open it.
> > >
> > >
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Victor Sosa [mailto:sosah.victor@gmail.com]
> > > > > Sent: Thursday, November 6, 2014 12:45 PM
> > > > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > > > Subject: Running browser platform in Linux
> > > > >
> > > > > Hello all.
> > > > >
> > > > > I've been playing a little bit with the Browse platform and the
> > > > > first thing I notice is that when running the application using
> > > > > "cordova run browser"
> > > > > it handles the cases of when using Windows and Darwin (MacOS) but
> no
> > > > Linux
> > > > > (I'm on Ubuntu 14.04). Is there any particular reason of why it is
> > > > > not handled?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> https://github.com/apache/cordova-browser/blob/master/bin/templates/pr
> > > > oject/cordova/run
> > > > >
> > > > > Moreover, I have Chrome installed in my machine, but it doesn't
> > > > > respond
> > > > to
> > > > > the typical "chrome" command because I get an error in the standard
> > > > > output[1], so I have to use "google-chrome" command to launch it.
> > > > > Does anyone something about this? I downloaded the DEB package
> > > > > directly from Google Chrome.
> > > > >
> > > > > Appreciate your help
> > > > >
> > > > > [1]
> > > > > * Error*chrome: error while loading shared libraries: libudev.so.0:
> > > > cannot
> > > > > open shared object file: No such file or directory
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > --
> > > > > Victor Adrian Sosa Herrera
> > > > > IBM Software Engineer
> > > > > Guadalajara, Jalisco
> > > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Victor Adrian Sosa Herrera
> > > > IBM Software Engineer
> > > > Guadalajara, Jalisco
> > > >
> > >
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> >
>
>
>
> --
> Victor Adrian Sosa Herrera
> IBM Software Engineer
> Guadalajara, Jalisco
>

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