Builds break if you update to Android SDK r22

Chris Peterson cpeterson at mozilla.com
Mon May 20 14:04:44 PDT 2013


I asked Shane Tully, one of our Android interns, to investigate a fix 
for this SDK problem. He's going to see if we can fix our makefiles so 
they work for both people with the latest or older SDK versions. 
(because I now some of you are too lazy to update. <:)

chris p.


On 5/20/13 1:03 PM, Kevin Brosnan wrote:
> Philor pointed out I put the wrong bug number in my message. It should 
> be https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=874132
>
> Kevin
>
> On Mon 20 May 2013 12:51:37 PM PDT, Kevin Brosnan wrote:
>> TLDR; don't update your SDK.
>>
>>
>> From Michael Comella:
>>
>> Building Firefox for Android with Android SDK r22 fails. So far I've
>> found the
>> following reasons:
>>   * aapt and dx were moved to <android-sdk>/build-tools/17.0.0/
>>   * apkbuilder appears to have been removed
>>
>> A workaround for the former is as follows:
>>   cd <android-sdk>/platform-tools
>>   ln -s ../build-tools/17.0.0/aapt aapt
>>   ln -s ../build-tools/17.0.0/dx dx
>>
>> https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=866772
>>
>> If you have already updated your SDK then download
>> http://dl-ssl.google.com/android/repository/tools_r21-linux.zip or
>> http://dl-ssl.google.com/android/repository/tools_r21-macosx.zip for
>> the apkbuilder and symlink as suggested in the bug.
>>
>>
>> Kevin Brosnan
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