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Subject: Re: Rockbox Android port?

Re: Rockbox Android port?

From: Solomon Peachy via rockbox <>
Date: Sun, 21 May 2023 12:17:18 -0400

On Sun, May 21, 2023 at 05:57:37AM -0400, David Mehler via rockbox wrote:
> Taking this further I'm trying to cross-compile rockbox for arm on a
> debian11 virtual machine. My setup was not smooth but cross-compiling
> is confirmed working with a small helloworld-type program, which runs
> on my phone.
> I got rockbox from git, spent yesterday going
> rounds with rockboxdev and with configure but they're now both
> working. I've got the generated makefile line from configure. I was
> having a make issue but a make clean followed by another make fixed
> that. I did make zip and that worked, made a valid zip file. I'm now
> stuck on the make apk step, getting the following:
> make: *** No rule to make target 'apk'. Stop.

The android targets don't utilize the same toolchains that the other
rockbox ports utilize; you'll need the NDK (r10e) and SDK+API19 for
what's currently committed.

I don't think you'd successfully make it through the configure step
without these set up properly.

 - Solomon
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                                      _at_pizza:shaftnet dot org   (matrix)
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Received on 2023-05-21

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