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From Victor Sosa <sosah.vic...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Build signed archives using CLI
Date Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:29:56 GMT
```Yay!! Great news!

Chuck, by any chance, do you have a link to the sandbox, or design doc or
something worth to look at it? If no, we can wait until Dan is back (hope
he feels better soon)
I'm happy to help if needed.

2015-01-28 10:05 GMT-06:00 Chuck Lantz <clantz@microsoft.com>:

> Dan Levine whom some of you met at PhoneGap day actually has been working
> on a PR based on Subhag's proposal for discussion - he is out sick which is
> why he didn't respond to this thread. I'll let him speak to it once he's
> back but the good news is there is someone working on something in this
> area.
>
> -Chuck
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Victor Sosa [mailto:sosah.victor@gmail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, January 28, 2015 7:57 AM
> To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Build signed archives using CLI
>
> Hi Andrew.
>
> AFAICT, no one has done any work on this area, but I'd like to add this
> topic to the hangout agenda, start discussing this. I think Subhag has a
> and try to make this happen for a future release.
>
> Thoughts before adding it to the agenda?
>
> 2015-01-26 20:08 GMT-06:00 Andrew Grieve <agrieve@chromium.org>:
>
> > In anyone interested in working on any of this?
> >
> > Was just looking at it to see if there was anything I needed to do to
> > add support to Android for release packaging.
> >
> > Main thing lacking to me is whether we should support specifying
> > release key information outside of the platforms/android directory.
> > E.g. have a cordova-keys.json as a sibling to www/ that has
> > per-platform key locations & settings.
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 3:15 PM, Victor Sosa <sosah.victor@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hello Cordova community
> > > topic looks to have significant impact on Cordova, Subhag has a
> > > document
> > proposal
> > > with little discussion activity.
> > >
> > > I like Subhag's proposal, but I want to bring back the idea of a
> > > prompt-less keychain.
> > >
> > > Is anything else, besides what is depicted in the proposal, missing
> here?
> > >
> > > Document:
> > >
> > >
> > L1auAMGFM/edit?usp=sharing
> > >
> > >
> > > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > > From: Carlos Santana <csantana23@gmail.com>
> > > Date: 2014-10-15 12:42 GMT-05:00
> > > Subject: Re: Build signed archives using CLI
> > > To: "dev@cordova.apache.org" <dev@cordova.apache.org>
> > >
> > >
> > > +1 on having a new command "cordova package" this will allow IBM
> > > +tooling
> > to
> > > hook into before_package and after_package for our own
> > > customizations (direct update, authenticity, etc..)
> > > +1 on using sane defaults and not prompting (i.e. default keychain
> > > +maybe
> > > fail
> > > +1 have some config/settings outside "platforms/" as I like to be
> > transient
> > > replaceable. using config.xml, something.json, or file conventions
> > > like res/packaging/<platform>/  are all ok options.
> > >
> > >
> > > On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 5:16 PM, Subhag Oak
> > > <Subhag.Oak@microsoft.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Here is the link to the proposal:
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > L1auAMGFM/edit?usp=sharing
> > > > Jump on it people :)
> > > >
> > > > Subhag Oak  |  Senior Program Manager Visual Studio, Client Tools
> > > > soak@microsoft.com
> > > > 425 707 5598 office
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Subhag Oak [mailto:Subhag.Oak@microsoft.com]
> > > > Sent: Thursday, October 9, 2014 12:58 PM
> > > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > > Subject: RE: Build signed archives using CLI
> > > >
> > > > Adding to what Shazron said, isn't config.xml supposed to be
> > > > considered as app-wide settings/properties? Typically packaging
> > > > information is per platform and hence in my opinion, should be
> > > > decoupled from config
> > > settings.
> > > > Jesse, I am working on a documentation that I will share out  soon
> > > > for
> > > the
> > > > community to collaborate.
> > > >
> > > > Subhag Oak  |  Senior Program Manager Visual Studio, Client Tools
> > > > soak@microsoft.com
> > > > 425 707 5598 office
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Shazron [mailto:shazron@gmail.com]
> > > > Sent: Thursday, October 9, 2014 12:02 PM
> > > > To: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > > Subject: Re: Build signed archives using CLI
> > > >
> > > > Liking Subhag's proposal.
> > > > Agree with Jesse on using conventions as a default plus config.xml
> > > > --
> > > with
> > > > overrides/env-vars possible. The only caveat for including info in
> > > > the config.xml is, the config.xml data is copied into the iOS
> > > > platform and
> > > will
> > > > be included in the .app bundle, and will leak information (even
> > > > though harmless, since it shouldn't contain passwords, etc) -- so
> > > > maybe that
> > is
> > > > not desirable, using config.xml.
> > > >
> > > > We will need to provide the password each time at least for iOS,
> > > > since
> > we
> > > > need to unlock the keychain for code signing.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 11:25 AM, Andrew Grieve
> > > > <agrieve@chromium.org>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > The prompting is actually pretty appropriate here since
> > > > > passwords are involved I think. I think also that keys will
> > > > > often not be checked into source control, but maybe the best way
> > > > > to support that is to allow multiple ways of specifying things
> > > > > (e.g. default to convention, allow override via config.xml,
> > > > > allow override via command-line & env variable as well)
> > > > >
> > > > > On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 2:17 PM, Jesse <purplecabbage@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > I am liking all of this.
> > > > > > Are we ready to move this to an editable plaintext doc to
> > collaborate
> > > > on?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I agree that we should take advantage of as much
> > > > > > 'by-convention' as we
> > > > > can,
> > > > > > meaning things like `cordova package ios` defaults to a code
> > > > > > sign
> > > > > identity
> > > > > > of 'iPhone Developer' and signs based on app-bundle-id, ...
> > > > > >
> > > > > > If it does not make sense as a convention, then I too would
> > > > > > like to see
> > > > > as
> > > > > > much as possible done through config.xml as Fredrico points
> > > > > > out,
> > and
> > > > > agree
> > > > > > on picking the most consistent names possible.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I would prefer that we do not prompt, and simply fail fast,
> > > > > > given that tools will typically be consuming the cli.  Or we
> > > > > > should at least
> > > > > provide a
> > > > > > --noPrompt option. Anything prompt-able should be
> > > > > > config.xml-able
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > @purplecabbage
> > > > > > risingj.com
> > > > > >
> > > > > > On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 10:48 AM, Chuck Lantz
> > > > > > <clantz@microsoft.com
> > >
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > One option here could be to build off of the idea of the "res"
> > > > > > > folder
> > > > > > that
> > > > > > > is in the current samples for splashscreens and icons and
> > > > > > > introduce something like "res/native".  Files placed here
> > > > > > > would
> > be
> > > > > > > put into the native project folders "before_prepare" and
> > > > > > > would be further enhanced
> > > > > by
> > > > > > > the plugin and build infrastructure.  This would allow you
> > > > > > > to place customized native assets that are unique to your
> > > > > > > project in a place
> > > > > that
> > > > > > > you can check in and would be unaffected by an upgrade.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Andrew's environment variable idea could also provide an
> > alternate
> > > > > means
> > > > > > > to specify platform specific values (what Soak mentions in
> > > > > > > the {
> > > }).
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > -Chuck
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > > From: Frederico Galvão
> > > > > > > [mailto:frederico.galvao@pontoget.com.br]
> > > > > > > Sent: Thursday, October 9, 2014 10:33 AM
> > > > > > > Cc: dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > > > > > Subject: Re: Build signed archives using CLI
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > I agree with pretty much everything mentioned, but as far as
> > > > > > > I know cordova is trying it's best to not depend on anything
> > > > > > > to be in /platforms/<TARGET_PLATFORM>/. Having said that,
> > > > > > > the package command
> > > > > > should
> > > > > > > always expect things to be in config.xml or something like
> that.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Also, the closer we are in naming things to what they are
> > > > > > > already known
> > > > > > as
> > > > > > > in the native platform, the better.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > 2014-10-08 20:03 GMT-03:00 Subhag Oak
> > > > > > > <Subhag.Oak@microsoft.com
> > >:
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Hey Cordova community,
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > I am Subhag Oak, senior program manager on the Visual
> > > > > > > > Studio team working on VS tools for Multi device hybrid
> > > > > > > > apps. In line with the discussion of having a generic
> Cordova ‘packaging’
> > > > > > > > command for all platforms, here is one
> > > > > > > > proposal:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > As we all know, packaging an application for deployment
> > requires
> > > > > extra
> > > > > > > > steps that are specific to the native platforms.  A new
> > > > > > > > generic Cordova CLI ‘package’ command can perform these
> > > > > > > > platform specific actions to generate a final signed
> > > > > > > > package ready for
> > > > deployment:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > cordova package [platform] [--packageConfiguration] {--
> > > > > > > > –-sign[location]
> > > > > > > > -- –-embed[location] -- --signIdentity[location]}, where
> > > > > > > > all
> > the
> > > > > > > > parameters within { } are platform specific overrides.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > If no platform is specified, the command will build
> > > > > > > > packages
> > for
> > > > > > > > all platforms added.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > The values for –packageConfiguration are interpreted by
> > > > > > > > the
> > > > > respective
> > > > > > > > platforms. For Android and Windows, the value can be debug
> > > > > > > > or
> > > > > release,
> > > > > > > > with release being the default value.  For iOS, the
> > > > > > > > possible values are development, adhoc or store with
> > > > > > > > development being the default value. The
> > > > > > > > -- --sign, -- -- embed  and -- --signIdentity are optional
> > > > > > > > iOS specific signing arguments for specifying the location
> > > > > > > > of
> > > > > code-signing
> > > > > > > > certificate, the provisioning profile or the code signing
> > > > > > > > identity (certificates along with public and private keys)
> > > > respectively.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > e.g:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > ·         ‘cordova package iOS’ would generate a signed ipa
> > with
> > > > > > > > development profile, using code signing identity defined
> > > > > > > > in
> > > > > > > build.xcconfig:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > // to list all installed iOS identities, run:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > // security find-identity |  sed -n
> > > > > > > > 's/.*\("[^"]*"\).*/\1/p' | grep 'iPhone'
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > // generic 'iPhone Developer' (no quotes) will match the
> > > > > > > > right Identity with the right Provisioning // Profile plus
> > > > > > > > Certificate, based on the app bundle id
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > CODE_SIGN_IDENTITY = iPhone Developer
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > ·         ‘cordova package android’ would generate a release
> > > signed
> > > > > > using
> > > > > > > > the packaging assets (keystore, alias and password)
> > > > > > > > defined in the ant.properties files using the ANT build.
> > > > > > > > This would be using gradle.propoerties once cordova
> > > > > > > > changes to gradle build like the one Andrew mentions below.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > ·         ‘Cordova package windows’ would generate a signed
> > APPX
> > > > > > package.
> > > > > > > > This will use the following tools in the Windows SDK:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > •                    An unsigned packaged Windows Store app,
> > for
> > > > > > example,
> > > > > > > > an .APPX file created by using the app packager
> > > > > > > > (MakeAppx.exe) tool
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > •                    A valid code signing certificate, for
> > > > example, a
> > > > > > > > Personal Information Exchange (.pfx) file created with the
> > > > > > > > MakeCert.exe and Pvk2Pfx.exe tools
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > •                    SignTool, which is part of the Windows
> SDK
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Here is how the package command should work. The proposal
> > > > > > > > is to make the ‘package’ command work on convention
> > > > > > > > (similar to the Cordova
> > > > > build
> > > > > > > > command) rather than config settings. The command would
> > > > > > > > look
> > out
> > > > > > > > for packaging assets in the “platform\ [native-platform]”
> > folder.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > For android, the contents of the ant.properties (keystore,
> > > > > > > > password, alias and alias password) would be used for
> > packaging.
> > > > > > > > If any of
> > > > > these
> > > > > > > > properties is missing in ant.properties [or
> > > > > > > > gradle.properties for gradle build] or if the file is
> > > > > > > > missing, the command would prompt the user for these value
> > > > > > > > at the command prompt. If the values provided
> > > > > are
> > > > > > > > invalid, the command would fail.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > For iOS, the contents of build.xcconfig specify the
> > > > > > > > code-sign certificate and the provisioning profile to be
> > > > > > > > used. The
> > default
> > > > > > > > build.xcconfig file is setup to handle different
> > > > > > > > information by build profile based on the configuration
> > > > > > > > defined in the
> > command.
> > > > > > > > Build.xcconfig can also support signing identities that
> > > > > > > > tie the code-sign certificate with the provisioning profile.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Tools like VS and other IDEs, which use cordova CLI, may
> > > > > > > > need
> > an
> > > > > > > > explicit way to specify certs/profile for packaging for
> > > > > > > > iOS (since
> > > > > the
> > > > > > > > build needs to happen on MAC agent) instead of the assets
> > > > > > > > being defined in the build.xcconfig. One way to allow this
> > > > > > > > is by
> > using
> > > > > > > > optional platform specific arguments to the package
> > > > > > > > command
> > like:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Cordova package iOS --development --sign “d:\cert\mycert.cer”
> > > > > > > > --embed “d:\cert\devprovision.mobileprovisioning”
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > This command will run the xcrun command to generate a
> > > > > > > > signed
> > IPA
> > > > > > > > with development provisioning profile.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > I would love to hear your comments, insights and feedback
> > > > > > > > on this
> > > > > > > proposal.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Subhag Oak  |  Senior Program Manager
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Visual Studio, Client Tools
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > soak@microsoft.com
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > 425 707 5598 office
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > > > From: agrieve@google.com [mailto:agrieve@google.com] On
> > > > > > > > Behalf Of Andrew Grieve
> > > > > > > > Sent: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 4:40 AM
> > > > > > > > To: Shazron
> > > > > > > > Cc: tommy-carlos williams; dev@cordova.apache.org
> > > > > > > > Subject: Re: Build signed archives using CLI
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > For Android Gradle, what's in (and experimental) right now:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Environment variable "RELEASE_SIGNING_PROPERTIES_FILE"
> > > > > > > > points
> > to
> > > > > > > > a .properties file that contains:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > storeFile=relative/path/to/keystore.p12
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > storePassword=SECRET1
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > storeType=pkcs12
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > keyAlias=DebugSigningKey
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > keyPassword=SECRET2
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Topics to discuss:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > 1) Combine platform info into one file, or leave separate?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > - Leaning towards together
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > 2) have config.xml point to signing info?
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > - I think no, since signing info you often want to not
> > > > > > > > check in /
> > > > > keep
> > > > > > > > secure
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Strawman:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > If a file "cordova-keys.json" exists as a sibling to www/,
> > > > > > > > then use it. It should look like:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > {
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >   "android": {
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >     "storeFile": "relative/path.p12"
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >      ...
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >   },
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >   "ios": {
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >   },
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >   ...
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > }
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > Android signs debug builds as well (not sure if other
> > > > > > > > platforms do this too?), so maybe also allow
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >   "android-release" as an alias for "android", and
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >   "android-debug"
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 6:52 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com
> > > <mailto:
> > > > > > > > shazron@gmail.com>> wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > I did open an issue for this two years ago:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-1369
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > and we did discuss this as well 2 yrs ago:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > http://apache.markmail.org/thread/xxlmjjzgnctvsqnm
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > Seems to be of great value - so let's get going on this
> > > > > > > > > ;)
> > The
> > > > > > > > > CLI has
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > (I think) matured more since then to allow this
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 3:44 PM, tommy-carlos williams
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > <tommy@devgeeks.org<mailto:tommy@devgeeks.org>>
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > Frederico’s workflow is the same as ours. I would love
> > > > > > > > > > to see
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > something happen To improve this, the less time I
> > > > > > > > > > spend in Xcode,
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > the happier I am
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > ;)
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > On 7 October 2014 at 8:48:40, Frederico Galvão (
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > frederico.galvao@pontoget.com.br<mailto:
> > > > > > > > frederico.galvao@pontoget.com.br>) wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > I can already get the ultimate .apk through "cordova
> > > > > > > > > > build
> > > > > android
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > --release", but I already have the required
> > > > > > > > > > .properties properly
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > configured
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > in my platform/android folder, specifying the path and
> > > > > > > > > > name to my
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > keystores. The "cordova build android --release"
> > > > > > > > > > already gives me
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > the signed and ready .apk, all I have to do is upload
> > > > > > > > > > it to
> > > > > > > > play.google.com.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > I have never, however, used cordova's CLI to build the
> > final
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > artifact for iOS (IPA) for iTunes. All I do is run
> > > > > > > > > > "cordova
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > prepare", and use xCode
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > from
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > then on to build, package, sign, and upload.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > 2014-10-06 16:52 GMT-03:00 Parashuram Narasimhan (MS
> > > > > > > > > > OPEN
> > > > > > > > > > TECH) <
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > panarasi@microsoft.com<mailto:panarasi@microsoft.com>>:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > How about a "cordova package" command, that would be
> > > > > > > > > > > for packaging
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > the
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > app
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > for the store? Note that different platforms may
> > > > > > > > > > > have different
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > requirements for certs, signing etc. So it may make
> > > > > > > > > > > sense to
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > promote
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > this
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > to a different command and let each command take
> > > > > > > > > > > care of packaging
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > the
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > app
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > for the store. This command will also mean that
> > developers
> > > > > don’t
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > have
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > to
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > go
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > over to the native projects when they finally want
> > > > > > > > > > > to publish
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > their
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > apps
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > to
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > the store.
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > From: Josh Soref [mailto:jsoref@blackberry.com]
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > Sent: Monday, October 6, 2014 12:46 PM
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > To: dev
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > Subject: Re: Build signed archives using CLI
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > if you do:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > Cordova build --release,
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > The blackberry10 platform will generate a signed
> image...
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > On 10/6/14, 3:18 PM, "Andrew Grieve" <
> > agrieve@chromium.org
> > > > > > <mailto:
> > > > > > > > agrieve@chromium.org>> wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >AFAIK, I don't think there's any technical roadblocks.
> > > > > > > > > > > >Just need
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >a proposal 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
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > ><sosah.victor@gmail.com<mailto:sosah.victor@gmail.c
> > > > > > > > > > > >om>>
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >wrote:
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >> 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 (headless
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >> 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
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >>insights on this topic
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >> Thanks!
> > > > > > > >
> > > > > > > > > > > >>
> > > > > > > >
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> > > > > > > >
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