Android question (for porting EQL5 to that platform)

Daniel Kochmański daniel at
Tue Jun 27 17:19:26 UTC 2017

I'm trying to update bdwgc with new releases. New GC version will be 
shipped with next version of ECL. LMK when you manage to run EQL5 on 
Android. If you are willing to write a blog post about that with 
screenshots, I would be happy to put it on ECL blog.

Best regards,


On 27.06.2017 19:08, PR wrote:
> Update 2: just to close the issue of this thread: it's no longer
> relevant, because I'm using Android NDK 10e now (as recommended for Qt
> 5.9).
> The mentioned NDK version (10e) doesn't have the "tkill()" problem,
> and I prefer "not to touch a running system" (I mean the GC sources of
> ECL).
> So: issue closed.
> 2017-06-26 22:03 GMT+02:00, PR <polos.ruetz at>:
>> Update: the mentioned issue could already be solved (by a small patch
>> to the GC sources).
>> Now both ECL and EQL5 are already cross-compiled for Android, using NDK 15.
>> (And since I'm new to Android, I got a little confused: the
>> recommended NDK for Qt 5.9 is actually 10e, not 15.)
>> Next steps will be building the EQL5 library and an example (hopefully
>> soon on Google Play)...
>> Paul
>> 2017-06-25 19:25 GMT+02:00, PR <polos.ruetz at>:
>>> 2017-06-25 18:20 GMT+02:00, PR <polos.ruetz at>:
>>>> - building ECL for android only works with NDK r9 (which is really old
>>>> already)
>>> Providing more info: attached you find the point where it's bailing
>>> out trying to build with NDK r15.

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