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From nikhilkh <>
Subject [GitHub] cordova-cli pull request: CB-10679: Documenting how the CLI choose...
Date Thu, 10 Mar 2016 23:20:34 GMT
Github user nikhilkh commented on a diff in the pull request:
    --- Diff: doc/ ---
    @@ -337,6 +337,18 @@ There are a number of ways to specify a plugin:
     | commit-ish  | Commit/tag/branch reference. If none is specified, 'master' is used
     | subdir      | Sub-directory to find plugin.xml for the specified plugin.
    +### Algorithm for choosing which plugin version to fetch from npm
    +When adding a plugin to a project from npm, the CLI will choose which version
    +of the plugin to fetch based on the following criteria (listed in order of
    +1. The plugin version specified in the command (e.g. `cordova plugin add plugin@version`)
    +2. The plugin version saved in config.xml (i.e. if the plugin was previously added with
    +3. The latest plugin version that the current project can support (only applies to plugins
that list their [Cordova dependencies] in their `package.json`)
    +4. The plugin version pinned by your installed CLI version (only applies to [Apache-developed
    --- End diff --
    This will likely need an update in a couple of days - when you remove plugin pinning.

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