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Subject: Re: about porting rockbox to android devices
Re: about porting rockbox to android devices
Thanks for your quick answer. I just found a git repository with rockbox
for android. I tested an Samsung galaxy tab s2 with android 7 and it is
crushing from start.
I will take a look over source code and I will try to fix the issues.
On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 4:18 PM, Steph yahoo via rockbox-dev <
> "rockbox as an app" works on android devices prior to v.?? after which due
> to some technical change it does not. Sorry I cannot be more specific but
> this is just beyond my skills.
> Anyway as a final user, I use rb on smartphones up to android 4.0 almost
> without any problem. Sometimes only it freezes while still playing but that
> can easily be solved by force closing it.
> There's a decicated post where you'll find more accurate answers and
> competent devs, like one called "Saint".
> Lastly note that although accrding to devs, rb requires to work with
> screens matching the exact resolution of one's device, I definitely run it
> on one of mine with a smaller than actual resolution and have it displayed
> only slightly smaller than the whole screen.
> Hope my broken english makes sense
> Tshaw !!
> Envoyé de mon aPhone
> Le 27 octobre 2017 08:14:04 HAEC, aurelian rosca via rockbox-dev <
> rockbox-dev_at_cool.haxx.se> a écrit :
>> I am using rockbox successfully on sansa mp3s and I want to help you to
>> port the rockbox player to android devices.
>> I did not found an android git repository at the following address:
>> Would you tell me if anyone tried already to port rockbox to android
>> before me or I should try myself to port from scratch ?
>> Best Regards,
Received on 2017-10-27
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