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Subject: Re: Rockbox Android port?

Re: Rockbox Android port?

From: David Mehler via rockbox <>
Date: Sun, 21 May 2023 22:48:25 -0400


Thanks. I made a change and this time it definitely added a lot more
to the mix. The problem is I'm still not sure that I'm getting android
specifically. I'm getting arm without a doubt but on the last step
make apk still getting the no rule to make target message. Does anyone
know the specific android option?


On 5/21/23, Solomon Peachy <> wrote:
> 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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Received on 2023-05-21

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