[fpc-pascal] Free Pascal console programs on Android are easy

Paul Breneman Paul2006 at BrenemanLabs.com
Sun Jun 4 14:00:59 CEST 2017

On 05/09/2014 07:06 PM, Paul Breneman wrote:
> On 03/24/2014 12:08 PM, Paul Breneman wrote:
>> On 03/15/2014 07:33 PM, Paul Breneman wrote:
>> ...
>>> My main specialty is communication software (
>>> www.turbocontrol.com/APro.htm ), so right now that is what I'm working
>>> on.  I have a USB hub working with a keyboard on my Nexus 7 (via OTG),
>>> but a FTDI USB-serial adapter doesn't show up in /dev so I hope to get
>>> that (and some other Bluetooth and TCP/IP stuff) working next.
>>> But a GUI Hello World would be nice!  I did install the "libc-dev"
>>> package to compile a Synapse Synaser program so if anyone wants to try
>>> www.CtrlTerm.com that would be appreciated.
>>> My main (first) goal in this is to be able to run a single program (for
>>> machine control) on an inexpensive tablet.  Maybe even with embedded
>>> Firebird (I have an Android tablet with an Intel CPU if that is needed).
>> Well, maybe I can wait on doing more with Free Vision and use fpGUI
>> instead!  :)
>> GNURoot has been updated!  See this text: "WheezyX rootfs type added -
>> it has Xterms working. After launching it, use a vncviewer on your
>> Android device or you PC to connect to it."  Now I hope to get Control
>> Terminal working (first for WiFi and Bluetooth, then with USB OTG for
>> Ethernet and Serial)!
>> http://turbocontrol.com/gnuroot.htm
> I just updated the above web page with a Control Terminal console 
> program that uses Synapse to get the header of a web page.  Nice to see 
> what can be done with a 2 MB zip and Free Pascal and Synapse.  Thanks 
> for the great tools!

Can I reply to a 3 year old message? I could use some help and feedback 
with this *simple* topic!

GNUroot (with new Android versions) no longer works with Free Pascal so 
I made this new page that has a link to a new wiki page:


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