cordova-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From infil00p <>
Subject [GitHub] cordova-docs pull request #691: CB-12609: added android@6.2.0 release blog p...
Date Fri, 31 Mar 2017 19:19:02 GMT
Github user infil00p commented on a diff in the pull request:
    --- Diff: www/_posts/ ---
    @@ -0,0 +1,38 @@
    +layout: post
    +    name: Steve Gill
    +    url:
    +title:  "Cordova Android 6.2.0 Released!"
    +categories: announcements
    +tags: news releases
    +We are happy to announce that `Cordova Android 6.2.0` has been released! 
    +This release has fixed issues introduced by the **Android SDK Tools 25.3.1** release.
**Google** dropped support for the `android` binary, so `cordova-android` has now adopted
support for the `avdmanager` and `sdkmanager` binaries. We have also taken the opportunity
to rewrite how we use gradle on the users system.
    +This release also adds support for the `<resource-file>` element in `config.xml`
which copies specified files during a `cordova prepare`. This allows providing arbitrary files
such as special notification-sized icons, or API configuration JSON files. 
    +To upgrade:
    +    npm install -g cordova
    +    cd my_project
    +    cordova platform update android@6.2.0
    +To add it explicitly:
    +    cordova platform add android@6.2.0
    +This release will have to be explicitly added until the upcoming `cordova@7` release,
where it will be pinned as the default android platform.
    +## What's new in Android
    +* [CB-12614]( Adding headers to tests
    +* [CB-8978]( Prepare copy `resource-files`
from `config.xml`
    +* [CB-12605]( Fix a requirements check
failure on **Windows**
    +* [CB-12595]( This should find an **Android
Studio** installation and use the sweet gradle center found inside
    +* [CB-12546]( leverage `avdmanager` if
`android` warns it is no longer useful, which happens in **Android SDK Tools 25.3.1**. Explicitly
set the `CWD` of the spawned emulator process to workaround a recent google android sdk bug.
Rename `android_sdk_version.js` to `android_sdk.js`, to better reflect its contents. Have
`create.js` copy over the `android_sdk_version` batch file.
    +* [CB-12524]( Fix for missing gradle template
error. This now fetches the template from inside of the **Android Studio** directory, and
falls back to a locally installed Gradle instance
    --- End diff --
    Explicitly state that Gradle or Android Studio are required in the blog post.  This is
a change, since we used to just require the Android SDK

If your project is set up for it, you can reply to this email and have your
reply appear on GitHub as well. If your project does not have this feature
enabled and wishes so, or if the feature is enabled but not working, please
contact infrastructure at or file a JIRA ticket
with INFRA.

To unsubscribe, e-mail:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message