source: android/README.txt @ 95189c8

Last change on this file since 95189c8 was 7e84451, checked in by zzz <zzz@…>, 9 years ago


  • Import the main_rules file and remove the copied rules
  • Set the version code and name in the apk badging
  • Build target is 8 to allow SD install, MIN-SDK is still 3
  • Fix NPE on new install
  • Remove some debug code from NBigI
  • Property mode set to 100644
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1These instructions are for a recent Android SDK (1.6 or later)..
2Should also still work with a 1.5 SDK.
3The build file is not compatible with the 1.1 SDK any more.
4These instructions were last updated for SDK Tools Version 11 with
5SDK Platform-tools Version 5, June 2011.
7#Download the SDK from
8#Unzip the android SDK in ../../
9#So then the android tools will be in ../../android-sdk-linux_86/tools/
11# Run the GUI updater, which you must do to get an SDK Platform:
12../../android-sdk-linux_86/tools/android &
14# now go to the available packages tab, check the box and click refresh,
15# and download an SDK Platform
16# Since I2P is configured to run on 1.1 or higher
17# (API 2) download that one. Otherwise you must change the
18# target in from android-2 to andriod-x
19# where x is the API version.
21# To run the debugger (ddms) you also need to download the
22# "Android SDK Platform-Tools" package from the GUI updater.
24# create a file with the following line (without the leading # of course):
25# sdk.dir=/path/to/your/android-sdk-linux_86
26# The old property was sdk-location=/path/to/your/android-sdk-linux_86
27# but it changed in more recent tools.
29# DO NOT create a new project or anything. It's all set up right here for you.
31# Create the android 1.5 (API 3) virtual device
32# (don't make a custom hardware profile)
33# A AVD created with the 1.5 SDK will not work with the newer tools
34../../android-sdk-linux_86/tools/android create avd --name i2p --target 3
36#then run the emulator:
37../../android-sdk-linux_86/tools/emulator -avd i2p &
39# or to talk to a real phone in debug mode:
40adb kill-server
41sudo adb start-server
42adb devices
44#then wait a couple minutes until the emulator is up
45#then install the I2P app
46ant install
48#then run the debugger
49../../android-sdk-linux_86/tools/ddms &
51#to rebuild and reinstall to emulator or phone:
52ant reinstall
54# Now click on the I2P icon on your phone!
56#other helpful commands
57../../android-sdk-linux_86/platform-tools/adb shell
58../../android-sdk-linux_86/platform-tools/adb pull /some/file/on/emulator some-local-dir/
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