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Revision as of 17:41, 8 August 2010

This document will guide you through the Android PDK (Product Development Kit) setup

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Warning
The following instructions were tested only on Fedora 13 with latest stable updates (as of Aug 7, 2010)

Required packages

  • Git >= 1.5.4
  • gpg
  • JDK 5.0, update 12 or higher (Java 6 not supported)
  • GCC toolchain, flex, bison-devel, gperf, SDL-devel, esound-devel, wxGTK-devel, zip, curl.

Installation

Basic toolchain:

yum --setopt=group_package_types=mandatory groupinstall 'Development Tools'

Java 5 JDK:

yum install java-1.5.0-gcj java-1.5.0-gcj-devel

Remaining development packages:

yum install git SDL-devel esound-devel wxGTK-devel zip curl

Sun/Oracle JDK 1.5.0

This is a little tricky: Sun/Oracle JDK is officially EOL (End-Of-Life) and JPackage doesn't provide "compat" package for 1.5.0 update 22.

  1. Download the JDK from:

Install the "repo" tool

The repo tool is used to pull from the plethora of git repositories making the android project.

Make sure you have "$HOME/.local/bin" in your PATH (and create that directory if not there already).

mkdir -p ~/.local/bin
curl http://android.git.kernel.org/repo > ~/.local/bin/repo
chmod +x ~/.local/bin/repo


Initialize the development environment

Create a directory to hold your files:

mkdir android
cd android

Download updated repo's "manifest" files: (NOTE: They will be pointing to the post-release semi-stable experimental branch)

repo init -u git://android.git.kernel.org/platform/manifest.git

Now sync (download) all repositories with:

repo sync


Switching between different release branches (or "code-lines")

In your "android" directory there's an hidden directory called ".repo". This directory holds configuration for the "repo" tools and check-outs of various android projects as bare git repositories.

You will simply need to copy .repo/manifests/default.xml somewhere, edit it, update the .repo/manifest.xml symlink to point to the new file and then re-run "repo sync".