[sword-devel] [mobile-devel] Bishop (Android C++ SWORD)

Troy A. Griffitts scribe at crosswire.org
Tue Oct 26 15:54:00 MST 2010

We've had some reports of mobiles not liking all the dots in the URL for
the download.  We've renamed the file and thus the new URL is:


On 10/26/2010 12:28 AM, Troy A. Griffitts wrote:
> A new bishop.apk is posted here:
> http://crosswire.org/~scribe/bishop-1.6.2-1.apk
> It's built against 1.6.2.
> Again, bishop is still mostly just a test harness for the JNI bindings
> to the C++ Engine.
> This one has a simple search screen and speed timing report.  I would
> appreciate some feedback on the timings it reports from the default
> search, "God love world" over the KJV on your device.
> I get just over 4 seconds on my G2.
> After the default search, it would be nice to hear the numbers for "God"
> and whether or not you run out of memory.  Obviously, this has a large
> result set and tests the passing of results from the JNI layer to the
> Java GUI.
> On my G2 it takes 14 seconds to perform and return the results, but in
> actuality it takes like 4 minutes to get the 3578 results to display on
> the screen.  Obviously we'll build a better results display, but I'm
> mostly interested in the speed you get from your devices and if you
> experience any problems.
> Still have intermittent troubles with the download installer.  Sometimes
> it works and sometimes it doesn't.  This is the major trouble left that
> I know about and what I'll be working on next hopefully.
> This version also implements and registers our standard URL handler
> sword://module/key
> Thanks for any feedback,
> Troy
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