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From Carlos Santana <csantan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Android] CB-8976, CB-8453 and is there anyone building multiple APKs
Date Thu, 18 Feb 2016 19:08:41 GMT
Might want to check with CrossWalk plugin, I think they generate multiple
APKs but is good to check if they depend on cordova for this or they handle
on their own.


On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 2:05 PM Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey
>
> Based on the feedback on those two issues, and other places, I think that
> most hated change from Cordova-Android 4.0 that we didn't fix in
> Cordova-Android 5.0 was the fact that we have an undocumented way of
> generating an arbitrary build number that makes absolutely no sense.
> Furthermore, this screws up people's automated builds, and can cause the
> version code to reach MAX_INT.
>
> If you want to know why nobody has touched it until now, it's because
> everyone hates working with Gradle.  I can say the exact same thing about
> why we're not using ProGuard.
>
> Now, I'm starting on my flensing of the gradle files that we have in here,
> trying to figure out what we can rip out and I'm wondering if anyone is
> actually using the multiple APK generation before I remove it. If people
> are, I'm going to have to figure out another way for this to happen,
> because this is definitely breaking people's applications, and using random
> hooks isn't a good answer.
>
> So, is anyone using this, or can this feature die!
>
> Joe
>

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