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From Michal Mocny <mmo...@chromium.org>
Subject Re: Some thoughts/questions on the new --save feature
Date Thu, 05 Mar 2015 15:23:35 GMT
Also also, I'm not sure we should actively promote it.  It seems like the
kind of config file we want to phase out.

-Michal

On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 10:22 AM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org> wrote:

> By default, they do not get created unless they have non-default values.
> This is usually only applicable if you use the js interface of cordova-lib
> and not the command line cli, but possibly doing things like specifying a
> custom plugin search path will create the file?
>
> On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 7:43 AM, Raymond Camden <raymondcamden@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I found this doc, https://wiki.apache.org/cordova/ConfigurationFiles,
>> which mentions that you can have a .cordova/config.json in projects
>> and your user dir. I don't have them in either location. Does that
>> mean - by default - they don't exist until I make one?
>>
>> If so - where is the documentation showing possible settings?
>>
>> On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 6:34 AM, Raymond Camden <raymondcamden@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > Definitely - once I find the file. ;)
>> >
>> > On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 12:20 PM, Michal Mocny <mmocny@chromium.org>
>> wrote:
>> >> Worthy of a blogpost, Ray!
>> >>
>> >> On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 1:17 PM, Victor Sosa <sosah.victor@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>
>> >>> Good to know this trick. .. Thanks, Gorkem!
>> >>>
>> >>> 2015-03-03 12:14 GMT-06:00 Gorkem Ercan <gorkem.ercan@gmail.com>:
>> >>>
>> >>> >
>> >>> > You can enable auto save by adding auto_save_plugins to be true
on
>> the
>> >>> > .cordova/config.json file. I think this helps with the case 1
>> >>> > --
>> >>> > Gorkem
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> >
>> >>> > On 3 Mar 2015, at 9:27, Raymond Camden wrote:
>> >>> >
>> >>> >  1) Is there any reason why --save isn't true by default? It would
>> seem
>> >>> >> that in a majority of cases I'd want to save my plugins to
the
>> >>> >> configuration file. I definitely see times when I would *not*
want
>> to
>> >>> >> do so, but it seems like that would be the minority of cases.
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> 2) This is probably an edge case, but...
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> One of the things I do when building Cordova examples is put
up my
>> www
>> >>> >> folder in a repo. My thinking is that my readers can grab the
repo,
>> >>> >> and then make a new project and use --copy-from to grab the
folder.
>> >>> >> This gives them my www crap and lets them go crazy.
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> For plugins, I've been using a readme file to tell users what
to
>> do.
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> I'd like to make use of this new feature to persist plugins
and
>> save
>> >>> >> users at least one step. (In theory they would just need to
add the
>> >>> >> platform they want to test on.)
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> But in order to do so, I can't just ship the www folder, I
have to
>> >>> >> ship an entire Cordova project. That isn't a big deal per se,
but
>> it
>> >>> >> does mean they would need to copy a folder manually, possibly
>> modify
>> >>> >> the app id, and then start working on the assets.
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> Given that I think my use case is probably pretty minor, is
there
>> some
>> >>> >> thought as to how one could distribute sample code and make
use of
>> >>> >> this feature?
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> --
>> >>> >> ============================================================
>> >>> >> ===============
>> >>> >> Raymond Camden, Developer Advocate for MobileFirst at IBM
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >> Email : raymondcamden@gmail.com
>> >>> >> Blog : www.raymondcamden.com
>> >>> >> Twitter: raymondcamden
>> >>> >>
>> >>> >>
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>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> --
>> >>> Victor Adrian Sosa Herrera
>> >>> IBM Software Engineer
>> >>> Guadalajara, Jalisco
>> >>>
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> >
>> ===========================================================================
>> > Raymond Camden, Developer Advocate for MobileFirst at IBM
>> >
>> > Email : raymondcamden@gmail.com
>> > Blog : www.raymondcamden.com
>> > Twitter: raymondcamden
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> ===========================================================================
>> Raymond Camden, Developer Advocate for MobileFirst at IBM
>>
>> Email : raymondcamden@gmail.com
>> Blog : www.raymondcamden.com
>> Twitter: raymondcamden
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