Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 7th Jun 2012 16:40 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless Exactly six months ago, Eric Schmidt made a remark that in the near future, developers might want to focus on Android first, instead of iOS. While developers haven't moved to Android-first, iOS-later en masse, there's no denying that we're seeing more and more former iOS exclusives move towards Android.
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More than that, you have to recompile and fine tune your native app for every goddam ARM chip used in a phone or in a tablet.

There isn't an ARM ABI and an app compiled for a Broadcom chip (as in Raspberry Pi) won't run on a Samsung chip, the app compiled for a Samsung chip won't run neither on a Nvidia chip nor on a TI Snapdragon chip, nor on another Samsung chip.

Yeah because the following line to your file is sooooooo terribly complicated isn't it?

APP_ABI := all

That will give you arm5 arm7 MIPS and X86 binaries in your APK.

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