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Subject: Re: Rockbox target 201 compilation for android

Re: Rockbox target 201 compilation for android

From: David Mehler via rockbox <>
Date: Thu, 28 Dec 2023 18:17:26 -0500


I've got a vps with a webserver, I can host another domain that would
get the information out there until a more permanent solution is


On 12/28/23, Solomon Peachy <> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 27, 2023 at 08:09:59PM -0500, David Mehler via rockbox wrote:
>> Thanks. Do you have a url for that newer than 4.4 android work?
> The original URLs have long since been taken down, but consisted of two
> complate snapshots of a work-in-progress git tree. A total of 1.3GB,
> and that will take some time to re-upload somewhere.
>> I see much on google but don't understand the fixes, possibly
>> something to do with jdk? I'm using the meta default-jdk package on
>> the debian12 vm. This gives openJDK 17.
> IIRC for Android of that vintage you need no newer than JDK8.
> In all seriousness, the android port is easily the most complicated mess
> of anything rockbox has ever been ported to, and if you don't have
> experience with (old?) android development, it's going to be a very
> steep learning curve.
> (And that is why the port has languished)
> - Solomon
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