Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Rockbox/Android on Freescale i.MX31 based PDA+PMP, player.......developers wanted
Re: Rockbox/Android on Freescale i.MX31 based PDA+PMP, player.......developers wanted
From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel_at_haxx.se>
Date: Mon, 30 Jun 2008 13:43:45 +0200 (CEST)
On Mon, 30 Jun 2008, Jonathan Gordon wrote:
> 2008/6/30 Chun Ming Wong <ericwongcm_at_gmail.com>:
>> But that's won't stop you using Rockbox as the OS itself, right?
> You either use rockbox as the OS, or android...
Nope. Android is a Java-layer/GUI thing and the OS is Linux...
> Rockbox as an App might give you the option of running rockbox under
> android, but I doubt thats what you'd want anyway.
If systems that run Android can somehow run native apps (using SDL) I don't
see why Rockbox couldn't run there. After all, Rockbox is perhaps one of the
most suitable and most capable music/media player softwares in existance for
That "If" is a pretty big one though, as I doubt Android as a concept allows
native apps to be part of the UI.
(And yes, my knowledge about Android is very limited so I just may be totally
-- / daniel.haxx.seReceived on 2008-06-30