Build the Android Development Tools for Eclipse (ADT) with Replicant 4.2¶
Principle of operation¶
The Android 4.2 source code ships a
sdk/eclipse/ directory with ADT build scripts.
The build script will also download Eclipse 3.6.2 files as build dependencies.
Note: as of 2015-07, ADT is deprecated in favor of Android Studio, based on IntelliJ.
Recreate matching build environment¶
Replicant 4.2 is based on CyanogenMod 10.1 which is based on AOSP 4.2.2, released 2013-02.
The build environment used by NDK release managers should be Ubuntu LTS 10.04.
# Based on https://web.archive.org/web/20121201011547/http://source.android.com/source/initializing.html # git recompiled manually, mingw32 dropped apt-get install gnupg flex bison gperf build-essential \ zip curl zlib1g-dev libc6-dev lib32ncurses5-dev ia32-libs \ x11proto-core-dev libx11-dev lib32readline5-dev lib32z-dev \ libgl1-mesa-dev g++-multilib python-markdown \ libxml2-utils xsltproc apt-get install openjdk-6-jdk libasm-java
Preparing the sources¶
Based on ReplicantSourceCode with additional configuration.
Login as user
mkdir ~/tools/ cd ~/tools/ wget http://commondatastorage.googleapis.com/git-repo-downloads/repo chmod a+x repo cd ~ # Avoid prompts git config --global user.email "email@example.com" git config --global user.name "Your Name" git config --global color.ui true mkdir replicant-4.2/ cd replicant-4.2/ ../tools/repo init -u git://git.replicant.us/manifest.git -b replicant-4.2 ../tools/repo sync -j4 # > 1h, 27GB (inc. 17GB .repo)
Building ADT 21¶
. build/envsetup.sh cd sdk/eclipse/ # Complies with setup_eclipse.sh and fix download URL sudo mkdir -p /buildbot/eclipse-android sudo chown replicant /buildbot/eclipse-android sed -i -e '/eclipse-rcp-helios-SR2/ s/download.eclipse.org/archive.eclipse.org/' \ scripts/setup_eclipse.sh # Note: I tried with 'apt-get install eclipse-rcp eclipse-pde' and ECLIPSE_HOME=/usr/lib/eclipse # but it lacks org.eclipse.wst.* plugins aka eclipse-wtp-xmltools mkdir ~/adt/ scripts/build_server.sh ~/adt # 15mn with 4 cores, 32GB (inc. 17GB .repo)
The ADK release is in
See the nice Eclipse tutorial at SDK.
- warning on installation, maybe we can sign the package:
Warning: You are installing software that contains unsigned content. The authenticity or validity of this software cannot be established. Do you want to continue with the installation?
- Note: partial incompatibility in Eclipse 3.8.1, in the layout edition view. Needs testing with an older Eclipse:
This version of the rendering library is more recent than your version of ADT plug-in. Please update ADT plug-in
ADT 21 should work with 3.6.2 (used for compilation) and possibly with 3.7 (to be tested).
- Do we rely on prebuilt/prebuilts dirs?
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