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-rw-r--r--android/README9
-rw-r--r--android/android.make4
2 files changed, 9 insertions, 4 deletions
diff --git a/android/README b/android/README
index 2b1bd2ab6c..6c9d2ad4c6 100644
--- a/android/README
+++ b/android/README
@@ -20,9 +20,16 @@ Use this as your build folder, using '../tools/configure' etc.
$ ../tools/configure # type 200, then chose A for android and your screen resolution
$ make
-After the build finished, build the apk file:
+
+After the build finished, build the zip file which contains codecs and themes (the binary is a separate file):
+ $ make zip
+
+Once you have the zip, pack it and the binary into the apk
$ make apk
+Side note: You don't necessarily need to recreate the zip once you have it, only if you're unsure or if you know its content changed.
+Not recreating it will save time because it's only unzipped on the device if it's newer than what's on the device
+
You can install that on your device or emulator with the following command:
$ $ANDROID_SDK_PATH/tools/adb install -r bin/Rockbox.apk
diff --git a/android/android.make b/android/android.make
index 8cb52bbbba..ed39973165 100644
--- a/android/android.make
+++ b/android/android.make
@@ -78,9 +78,7 @@ dex: $(DEX)
$(BINLIB_DIR)/$(BINARY): $(BUILDDIR)/$(BINARY)
$(call PRINTS,CP $(BINARY))cp $^ $@
-$(BUILDDIR)/rockbox.zip: zip
-
-$(BINLIB_DIR)/libmisc.so: $(BUILDDIR)/rockbox.zip
+$(BINLIB_DIR)/libmisc.so:
$(call PRINTS,CP rockbox.zip)cp $^ $@
libs: $(LIBS)