Today, I have a brief update to share. I recently encountered an issue while attempting to activate the Live Update feature of Tanzu Application Platform within Visual Studio Code. The Live Update feature is an integral component of the Tanzu Developer Tools, enabling developers to seamlessly deploy applications to Kubernetes directly from their integrated development environment (IDE).
The error message I encountered read as follows:
Warning, Masking commands for plugins “package, secret” because a core command or other plugin with that name already exists.
Subsequently, the Live Update feature failed to function, preventing the deployment of any applications to Kubernetes. This error persisted when executing any Tanzu CLI commands. Despite my initial struggle, the solution to this issue turned out to be surprisingly straightforward. In such a situation, all you need to do is upgrade the Tanzu CLI tool on your system, and the error will vanish.
It’s worth noting that you can now install/upgrade Tanzu using package managers like Homebrew, Chocolatey, APT, or YUM, making the installation process even more convenient.