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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [iOS] Removing the installer
Date Wed, 25 Jul 2012 21:35:33 GMT
It's just perception. What are they "making". Install if they don't
read the guides and look at the source, it is pretty clear what it
does, versus a Makefile.

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 2:34 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> Not sure what difference it makes having either of the following in the
> read me:
>
> "Installation: run install.sh"
>
> Vs.
>
> "Installation: run make"
>
> On 7/25/12 12:11 PM, "Shazron" <shazron@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>Great job Fil! Unfortunately we still need the Getting Started with
>>iOS guide, because of the change in expectation of how things work,
>>and my experience with 2.0.0 iOS and devs needing some pointers.
>>
>>Since:
>>1. We will not install to $(HOME)/Documents/CordovaLib anymore, where
>>the user extracts the source, that will be the location of CordovaLib
>>after they run "make"
>>2. They will need to know that they need to run "make" (maybe we
>>should have a simple install.sh instead that can simply call make?
>>since we are not really making anything anymore I don't think)
>>
>>On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 12:01 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
>>> Reference branch:
>>>
>>>https://git-wip-us.apache.org/repos/asf?p=incubator-cordova-ios.git;a=sho
>>>rt
>>> log;h=refs/heads/1091
>>>
>>> I've removed the installer and all of its dependencies from iOS. Would
>>> love to have others take a look. This decouples us even further away
>>>from
>>> the old Xcode templates. Also lines us up more with Apache's "ship only
>>> source" policy. Finally: no longer need to install the library. You do,
>>> however, need to run "make" after cloning the repo; this will set
>>>various
>>> Xcode variables to point to the location of your cloned CordovaLib.
>>>Should
>>> fix a few issues we've been having with the CLI tools as well.
>>>
>>> Changes include:
>>>
>>> - no more wkhtml, markdown, brew, and packagemaker as dependencies
>>> - requirement to run "make" after cloning
>>>
>>> Very likely in need of a once-over of all the documentation, esp. the
>>> getting started guides. Actually, do we even need the Getting Started
>>>with
>>> Xcode guide anymore after this?
>>>
>>> Would love to hear from others on this topic.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Fil
>>>
>

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