Appcelerator CLI 5.2.0 Release Note

Appcelerator CLI 5.2.0 - 22 February 2016

Appcelerator CLI 5.2.0 is a minor release that includes a few improvements and several bug fixes.

Component Versions

The following components are shipped with CLI 5.2.0:

Alloy 1.7.33
Arrow Builder 1.7.27
Arrow Cloud CLI 1.1.0
Titanium CLI 5.0.6


  • CLI-746 - Add SPDX-compliant license string
    • Users can now use the SPDX "LicenseRef-LICENSE" instead of "Appcelerator Commercial" in the package.json files to avoid the "license should be a valid SPDX license expression" warning.

    • The root also now includes a file
  • CLI-852 - appc run can not set port for Arrow apps
    • You can now set the port for Arrow apps by using this command: appc run --port xxxx
  • CLI-858 - Add timestamps to logging output
    • When using -l trace or -l debug, a timestamp is added to log levels of the output. For example:

      2015-10-29T08:38:48+00:00 | INFO   | Get the registry...
  • CLI-934 - Output warning message if appc-install is less than 4.2.3-2
    • Appc CLI 5.2.0 requires appc-install 4.2.3-2+ to work. If a lesser version is installed, users will see the following error message:

      Appcelerator Command-Line Interface, version 5.2.0-249
      Copyright (c) 2014-2016, Appcelerator, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
      AppC CLI requires appcelerator@4.2.3 or newer.
      To install the latest version: [sudo] npm install appcelerator -g

Fixed Issues

  • CLI-778 - Update check from the appcelerator npm does not inform the user of available update
  • CLI-788 - "use" not listed in help
  • CLI-818 - If a login is required before switching orgs it shouldn't switch at all
  • CLI-827 - Only CLI 5.0.2 & NodeJS 0.12.7 give: [Error: Module did not self-register.]
  • CLI-881 - If you create an Arrow project with European character sets, then the next prompt will be "What is the api name?"
  • CLI-882 - Cannot create an Arrow project with DEBUG=* and -l trace
  • CLI-885 - Appc new should be more cautious when unable to read Ti activeSDK value
  • CLI-893 - CLI fails to find core dependencies, incorrect location.
  • CLI-895 - CLI should not honor invalid url in proxy settings
  • CLI-918 - appc run doesn't recognize --project-dir
  • CLI-919 - Cannot create mobile project from Appc CLI
  • CLI-921: Appc alloy -v returns error
  • CLI-922 - -d flag error on appc ti sdk install
  • CLI-925 - CLI flags are not being honored
  • CLI-926 - Error during arrow app publishing: unknown option `--username' with CLI 5.2.0-233
  • CLI-927 - When installing new SDK, the CLI Does not allow ctrl + c
  • CLI-935 - "appc command random" results command.opts is not a function error
  • CLI-936 - If you use "-o json", then text is returned along with the JSON data
  • CLI-940 - iOS: Unable to package project. 'Undefined is not a function'

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