WCF/WBB Package Builder: This buildscript helps you create WCF and WBB Pluginpackages.
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WCF/WBB Package Builder

  • This buildscript helps you creating WCF and WBB Pluginpackages.
  • Automaticly extracts the version and package name from package.xml.
  • Packs all necessary files to tar archives.
  • Creates template for new Plugin.
  • You must have installed and set up phing and composer.


Create a new Plugin:

> git clone https://github.com/r15ch13/WCF-WBB-Package-Builder <your new plugin>
> cd <your new plugin>
> composer install
> ./vendor/bin/phing init

Use existing Plugin

Copy your plugin sources into the src folder and match it up to the package structure.


$ phing prepare - Creates new build directory
$ phing init - Creates basic package structure (languages, tar, xml) and package.xml
$ phing update-date - Updates the package creation date
$ phing update-version - Updates the package version
$ phing build - Create new package
$ phing help - Displays the available options

Package structure:

Please use this folder structure:

|-- dist                    # The build package will be saved here ([packagename]_v[version].tar[.gz])
|-- src
|   |-- languages           # Language-Files (*.xml)
|   |-- optionals           # optional Packages (*.tar | *.tar.gz)
|   |-- requirements        # required Packages (*.tar | *.tar.gz)
|   |-- sql                 # SQL-Files (*.sql)
|   |   |-- install.sql
|   |   `-- update.sql
|   |-- tar                 # All subfolders will be packed to [foldername].tar
|   |   |-- acptemplates
|   |   |-- files
|   |   |-- templates
|   |   `-- pip
|   |-- xml                 # Other XML-Files (*.xml)
|   `-- package.xml         # Plugin package.xml
`-- build.xml

Phing and Windows

To use this script you must have installed and set up phing and composer. Download the latest version and extract it. Now add the \bin folder of phing (e.g. D:\phing-2.4.9\bin) to your PATH variable. Open the terminal and check if 'phing --help' works.


The MIT License (MIT)