Re: [Ekiga-list] Ekiga on Android

On Thursday 25 Aug 2011 16:58:16 Jānis Rukšāns wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 12:21 PM, John Hughes <john calva com> wrote:
> > On 24/08/11 23:14, Jānis Rukšāns wrote:
> >> Making Ekiga to run on Android would be a very tedious task. One would
> >> have to make sure Ekiga and every library it depends on (including the
> >> standard C++ library) builds and runs correctly on ARM,
> >
> > Already been done.  See Debian and N900.  Now, porting it all to Android,
> > that's harder.
> >
> >>  using uClibc
> >> instead of a full-fledged C library.
> >
> > Why?  Glibc works ok on ARM.
> Sure it works but as far as I know uClibc is the default C library on
> Android.

no it is not.

> I'm not saying it is not possible to get Ekiga to run on droid. I know
> that much of the Debian has been ported, including C++ library, X and
> GTK. It's just that I get the impression that many people hear
> Android, think Linux and assume that running any Linux software is
> simply a matter of cross compilation.
> PS. This is why I'm waiting to see what will happen with N9 instead of
> buying a droid phone.

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