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From julio cesar sanchez <>
Subject Re: [Android] FileProvider Hell
Date Tue, 26 Jul 2016 18:35:48 GMT
The blog talks about "fixing" it using a content provider, how can it be
fixed with android-compat?

El martes, 26 de julio de 2016, Joe Bowser <> escribió:

> Hey
> It looks like we're hit by this change in Android, which makes it so that
> we can no longer use file providers.  There's an easy fix, but it's not a
> pretty one.  We're going to have to add Android-Compat as a dependency for
> Cordova.  This is really bad, and could cause a lot of things to screw up
> horribly when it comes to third party plugins that also use this as a
> dependency.
> A part of me is temped to think that the Android team did this on purpose
> to try and break Cordova, since content providers and content URIs aren't
> even remotely valid uses of the web and we've been dealing with broken
> content providers ever since we started.  I personally hate this, but it's
> the only way we can move forward at all.
> Anyone have any thoughts on this?
> Joe

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