Command-Line Interface Release Notes

This page provides the summary of each Command-Line Interface (CLI) release for webOS Open Source Edition (OSE).

v1.9.4 (June 2019)

See below for the new and changed features, bug fixes, and known issues in this release.

New features

  • Added a feature to check the version rule of your app when you package your app
  • Added a feature to check if the app ID and app version exist in the appinfo.json file of your app when you package your app
  • Added a feature to add read permission to all files of your app when you package your app

Changed features

  • Updated templates (changed usable webOS APIs and how to use PmLog, appinfo.json)
  • Changed the scenario to prompt you whether to overwrite an existing folder when creating a project. Now, CLI prompts you whether to overwrite the folder as soon as you executes the ares-generate command with the existing folder name. In older versions, CLI prompts you when you enter your app information.
  • Changed the CLI folder structure due to code refactoring

Bug fixes

  • Fixed an issue where ares-setup-device --reset does not print the reset device list

Known Issues

  • This version of CLI does not support ares-inspect --service temporarily.

v1.8.1 (July 2018)

New and changed features

  • Changed the package filenames (from webos-ose-cli-rpi_sdk-*.* to ares-webos-cli-ose_sdk-*.*)

  • Added the end-user license agreement (EULA)

  • Added a template for hosted web apps

v1.6.4 (March 2018)

This is the first official release of CLI for webOS OSE. For a detailed list of key features, see key features.

Known issues

  • Web Inspector and Node Inspector work on Blink-based browsers (Chrome and Opera) but not on non-Blink browsers (Internet Explorer, FireFox, and Safari).

  • The emulator should be running prior to using ares-install or ares-launch commands. CLI does not run the emulator automatically.

  • ares-server and ares-inspect commands are not terminated on their own, and can only be terminated manually by pressing Control+C.

  • ares-package shows an error message if an app filename contains non-ASCII characters. (App filenames should contain Latin letters ONLY.)

  • ares-setup-device --search|-s (Search webOS Devices) is not working, because webOS OSE does not contain upnpd.

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