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  • Phonegap build plugin error

    Please help me with the problems I’ve been experiencing during the last weeks using the Phonegap build.
    • The first error happens when selecting the plugins cordova-plugin-file and the cordova-plugin-file-transfer. Phonegap throws me the following error:
    Error - Plugin error (you probably need to remove plugin files from your app): Fetching plugin "cordova-plugin-file-transfer@1.5.1" via npm Installing "cordova-plugin-file-transfer" at "1.5.1" for android Failed to install 'cordova-plugin-file-transfer': CordovaError: Version of installed plugin: "cordova-plugin-file@5.0.0" does not satisfy dependency plugin requirement "cordova-plugin-file@^4.0.0". Try --force to use installed plugin as dependency. at /home/ec2-user/.npm/lib/node_modules/pgb-plugman/node_modules/pgb-cordova-lib/src/plugman/install.js:581:33 at _fulfilled (/home/ec2-user/.npm/lib/node_modules/pgb-plugman/node_modules/q/q.js:787:54) at self.promiseDispatch.done (/home/ec2-user/.npm/lib/node_modules/pgb-plugman/node_modules/q/q.js:816:30) at Promise.promise.promiseDispatch (/home/ec2-user/.npm/lib/node_modules/pgb-plugman/node_modules/q/q.js:749:13) at /home/ec2-user/.npm/lib/node_modules/pgb-plugman/node_modules/q/q.js:509:49 at flush (/home/ec2-user/.npm/lib/node_modules/pgb-plugman/node_modules/q/q.js:108:17) at _combinedTickCallback (internal/process/next_tick.js:67:7) at process._tickCallback (internal/process/next_tick.js:98:9) Version of installed plugin: "cordova-plugin-file@5.0.0" does not satisfy dependency plugin requirement "cordova-plugin-file@^4.0.0". Try --force to use installed plugin as dependency.

    • The second error happens when selecting the plugin cordova-plugin-device. Phonegap throws the following error:
    Error - Plugin (or a specific plugin version) not found in external repo: cordova-plugin-device@4.3.3": Fetching plugin "cordova-plugin-device@4.3.3" via npm Failed to fetch plugin cordova-plugin-device

    • The third error happens when trying to use the barcode scanner in an app that was already succesfully build with the plugin phonegap-plugin-barcodescanner. See the first first capture attached to the email

    • The fourth error happens when trying to upload to Phonegap build using the cordova-media-with-compression plugin.
    Error - Some official plugins have to be updated if using PhoneGap >= 4.0.0. Please upgrade the version of any plugins that may include the following file:

    Using the CLI 6.5.0 Phonegap version, Alpha Anywhere v4.4.5, vesion 12-4-4-5, build 4491 and system addins build 4932.
    This problem happens when using your own sample apps as well as our own prototypes. However when testing with AlphaLaunch it all works OK as it should, without errors.

  • #2
    Re: Phonegap build plugin error

    Francisco... isn't your other post the same issue? Are you providing specific version numbers for the plugins in your config.xml file?

    Please see this section... "PhoneGap App Builder - Core Plugins And Some Key 3rd Party Plugins" in the pre-release notes.


    • #3
      Re: Phonegap build plugin error

      Hello! Yes, you are right, the problem was that Phonegap made a change in permissions, adding a minimum required version to all their plugins, version which PhonegapBuild doesn't support yet.
      So the solution is installing the alpha prerelease patch to solve this issue.

      Thanks Davidk


      • #4
        Re: Phonegap build plugin error

        Although using the pre-release will, in a sense, "fix" the issue, the solution is actually just to include a version for each plugin. Add the version manually for each plugin to your config.xml file. Check for duplicate entries before submitting to PGB.

        Here's a current list of version numbers...
        Last edited by Davidk; 11-27-2017, 02:05 PM.