porting gnupg to Android, is pth required?

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at guardianproject.info
Fri Jan 20 15:25:31 CET 2012

On Jan 20, 2012, at 4:16 AM, Simon Josefsson wrote:

> Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at guardianproject.info> writes:
>> On Jan 19, 2012, at 10:20 AM, Simon Josefsson wrote:
>>> Hans-Christoph Steiner <hans at guardianproject.info> writes:
>>>> Excellent, thanks for stepping up on this!  Here's the Android
>>>> cross-compiler, its a big tarball of a custom gcc build, some libs,
>>>> and some utilities:
>>>> http://developer.android.com/sdk/ndk/index.html
>>>> I work on Debian, Ubuntu, and Mac OS X.  I have taken to untarring the
>>>> above in /usr/local, then making a /usr/local/android-ndk symlink to
>>>> the versioned directory.  I also attached my bash settings to set the
>>>> path and some env vars for the Makefiles.  I don't think you'll need
>>>> to download the Android SDK stuff at all.
>>> Thank you for pointers!  I'll start by trying to make gnulib buildable
>>> in this environment...  (although not until tomorrow)
>>> /Simon
>> Excellent!  This is a high priority for us, so please don't hesitate
>> to contact me with Android porting questions.  It can be via this
>> list, direct email, or IRC.  I'm _hc on freenode and oftc.net.  I'm
>> generally in #guardianproject on freenode or #debian-nyc on oftc.
> I'm now up and running with the NDK, and actually got the same error as
> you did when I tried to build a small gnulib based dummy project.  So it
> is certainly an incompatibility between Android and gnulib somewhere.
> Now, let's see if I can fix it...  I'll probably continue this thread on
> bug-gnulib at gnu.org instead since it is not (yet) to do anything with
> GnuPG, just gnulib.
> /Simon

Excellent, thanks.  Feel free to CC me on threads there if you want my input.  I've done a fair amount of Android porting at this point.



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