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From "Shazron Abdullah (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (CB-675) Allow multiple versions of PhoneGap to be installed in Xcode
Date Fri, 17 Aug 2012 20:09:38 GMT

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Shazron Abdullah commented on CB-675:
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Personally, I believe doing a regex is harder to maintain ;) 

I believe we can just convert the .pbxproj to xml (plist format xml - using plutil: https://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#documentation/Darwin/Reference/ManPages/man1/plutil.1.html),
then perhaps using xpath to replace values. 

{code}
plutil -convert xml1 -o - myproject.xcodeproj/project.pbxproj
{code}

Then, we either convert it back to the json format using plutil (not sure if it's possible,
probably we can, I'll have to experiment) or just leave it be, since Xcode can read this format
anyway, then it converts it back to the json format after.
                
> Allow multiple versions of PhoneGap to be installed in Xcode
> ------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CB-675
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CB-675
>             Project: Apache Cordova
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: iOS
>            Reporter: Andrew Trice
>            Assignee: Shazron Abdullah
>             Fix For: 2.1.0
>
>         Attachments: project_template.diff.png
>
>
> There is one thing that is driving me crazy with PhoneGap.  Currently in OSX, the Xcode
project always references the machine's PhoneGap library.  For a single project, this is fine.
 If you have multiple projects on your machine, and they use different versions of the PhoneGap
SDK, then there is no way to easily manage the correct version of the SDK.  Whether your project
is PhoneGap 1.5 or 1.7, it will reference the last installed SDK.   If you try and run a PhoneGap
1.5 app on a machine where you last installed the 1.7 RC, then the 1.5 app is likely to have
errors (compiler errors from changes in the SDK, as well as JS errors).   It would be great
to have either versioned SDK libraries so that you can have multiple PhoneGap versions installed
at the same time, or have a reference to the PhoneGap library in each project, so that installing
a new SDK doesn't break older projects.   

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