[fpc-devel] Re: Building the Android branch

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Dec 20 16:33:47 CET 2012

Am 20.12.2012 10:19, schrieb Thomas Schatzl:
>>> - if you are really interested about doing Android development, I
>>> recommend getting a developer board. The emulator is really slow. Even
>>> fast developer boards are really cheap now, e.g. quad-core 1.4Ghz ARMv7
>>> with 1GB RAM for 70 USD (www.hardkernel.com , search for Odroid-U). This
>>> device is actually pretty decent. Otherwise use an unused phone.
>> Currently I'm mostly checking what would be necessary to get our Windows
>> Mobile application (more or less) running on Android using
>> LCL-CustomDrawn. For these tests the emulator and maybe my own Phone
>> should be enough for now.
> If it's only android you want to evaluate, you may want to give the
> i386-android target which should also work with that branch a try. This
> should work if you do not need OpenGLES or something hardware specific.
> I do not actually know, but there should be i386/android simulator
> images available. Performance of those should be much better. :)
I now tried to rebuild for i386. This is the command I used (I already 
replaced GOLD by the BFD linker):

make all OS_TARGET=android CPU_TARGET=i386 

This is the result:

=== output begin ===

D:/fpc/android/compiler/ppcross386.exe -Tandroid -XPi686-linux-android- 
-Xr -Ur -Xs -O2 -n -Fui386 -Fusystems -FuD:/fpc/
android/rtl/units/i386-android -Fii386 
-FE. -FUi38
6/units/i386-android -dRELEASE 
-di386 -dGDB -dBROW
SERLOG -Fux86 -Sew pp.pas
i386\units\i386-android\pp.o: file not recognized: File format not 
pp.pas(234,1) Error: Error while linking
pp.pas(234,1) Fatal: There were 1 errors compiling module, stopping
Fatal: Compilation aborted
make.exe[3]: *** [ppc386] Error 1
make.exe[3]: Leaving directory `D:/fpc/android/compiler'
make.exe[2]: *** [cycle] Error 2
make.exe[2]: Leaving directory `D:/fpc/android/compiler'
make.exe[1]: *** [compiler_cycle] Error 2
make.exe[1]: Leaving directory `D:/fpc/android'

=== output end ===

Did I miss some specific options?


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