[sword-devel] Android SWORD

David Overcash funnylookinhat at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 12:22:48 MST 2009

Great news!

I'll be getting an android phone within the month and would love to help

Thanks for your work Troy!


On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 11:46 AM, Troy A. Griffitts <scribe at crosswire.org>wrote:

> There is now a preliminary Android NDK / Java binding available in SVN.
>  This is very very early and should just be considered a proof of concept.
> There is a package available to show things working, but doesn't really
> do much:
> http://crosswire.org/~scribe/bishop.apk<http://crosswire.org/%7Escribe/bishop.apk>
> the JNI libsword.so should be placed in your project/libs directory, e.g.,
> ~/workspace/bishop/libs/armeabi/libsword.so
> and can be obtained from the above package-- believe me, you don't want
> to try to compile it yourself as the NDK does not have STL support out
> of the box.  The Java classes can be obtained from the
> sword/bindings/java-jni/src directory, e.g.
> http://crosswire.org/svn/sword/trunk/bindings/java-jni/src/org/crosswire/android/sword/
> Module library must exist on your SD card under a 'sword' directory to
> be found, e.g., unzip KJV.zip to /sdcard/sword/
> Have fun, let me know if anyone else is interested in developing an
> Android frontend.
>        -Troy.
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