Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-05-01 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Mark Wieder wrote: > On 05/01/2017 04:52 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: > >> How many Android devices have an x86 processor? >> >> My hunch is that there are more C++ apps on Android than there are x86 >> devices they can't run on, but I have no data on that. >> > > I believe all the

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-05-01 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 05/01/2017 04:52 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: How many Android devices have an x86 processor? My hunch is that there are more C++ apps on Android than there are x86 devices they can't run on, but I have no data on that. I believe all the Chromebooks have Intel chips. This

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-05-01 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Jan Schenkel wrote: > So LiveCode is a bit of an outsider, as the apps it produces spend > little time in the Dalvik/ART virtual machine. All scripts run in the > native portion, and events are funneled from the VM into native code > to be handled there. This leaves me wondering which

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-05-01 Thread Jan Schenkel via use-livecode
On Sat, 4/29/17, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: > > [snip] > > I had thought one of the reasons Android uses the Dalvik and ART > VMs is because they're VMs, separating the APIs from processor architectures. > > If so, then the LC engine for Android is

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-29 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
J. Landman Gay wrote: > On 4/29/17 1:25 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: >>> If that is so why can LiveCode make standalones that run on ARM >>> Android? >> >> But can you run an Android APK made with LiveCode on an ARM Linux OS? > > Seems to me, Richmond's question is the same as "Why

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-29 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 4/29/17 1:25 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: If that is so why can LiveCode make standalones that run on ARM Android? But can you run an Android APK made with LiveCode on an ARM Linux OS? Seems to me, Richmond's question is the same as "Why can't we run a Mac app on Windows?

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-29 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Richmond Mathewson wrote: > On 4/29/17 6:13 pm, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: >> So while we can build for a very wide range of Linux distros, >> Android is Linux-based (as in, it uses the kernel and a handful >> of other packages) but is not a Linux distro per se. >> >> I don't believe

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-29 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
On 4/29/17 6:13 pm, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Richmond Mathewson wrote: > I wasn't suggesting a version of the development IDE for x86 Android . . . > > On 4/29/17 12:05 am, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: >> On 4/28/17 3:03 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote:

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-29 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Richmond Mathewson wrote: > I wasn't suggesting a version of the development IDE for x86 Android . . . > > On 4/29/17 12:05 am, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: >> On 4/28/17 3:03 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: >>> Isn't Android a type of Linux? >>> >>> Arguably a Linux

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-29 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I wasn't suggesting a version of the development IDE for x86 Android . . . On 4/29/17 12:05 am, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote: On 4/28/17 3:03 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: Isn't Android a type of Linux? Arguably a Linux standalone should work better on x86 Android

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-28 Thread J. Landman Gay via use-livecode
On 4/28/17 3:03 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode wrote: Isn't Android a type of Linux? Arguably a Linux standalone should work better on x86 Android devices . . . So; here's LiveCode's next headache: How to build a Linux standalone which can be installed on an x86 Android device.

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-28 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Isn't Android a type of Linux? Arguably a Linux standalone should work better on x86 Android devices . . . So; here's LiveCode's next headache: How to build a Linux standalone which can be installed on an x86 Android device. Richmond. On 4/26/17 10:26 pm, Colin Holgate via use-livecode

RE: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-26 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
I run an x86 tablet for testing and LC apps work but it's slow like 1/3 speed. Ralph DiMola IT Director Evergreen Information Services rdim...@evergreeninfo.net -Original Message- From: use-livecode [mailto:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf Of Jonathan Lynch via

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-26 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Does it run arm-emulation automatically or do we need to warn it? The parts I use that are processor-intensive are running in the browser widget, which I assume runs on both architectures. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 26, 2017, at 3:37 PM, jonathandly...@gmail.com wrote: > > Lol - thank you -

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-26 Thread Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode
Lol - thank you - that is what I meant. Sent from my iPhone > On Apr 26, 2017, at 3:12 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode > wrote: > > I don't think LiveCode (the development environment) will work on > Android of any sort: but it should develop standalones

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-26 Thread Colin Holgate via use-livecode
x86 Android devices can run ARM code in emulation. The performance would be better if you could publish to x86, but the app should work. > On Apr 26, 2017, at 12:22 PM, Mike Bonner via use-livecode > wrote: > > I don't think you can build for x86 android but

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-26 Thread Mike Bonner via use-livecode
I don't think you can build for x86 android but i'm not positive. On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 1:12 PM, Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode < use-livecode@lists.runrev.com> wrote: > I don't think LiveCode (the development environment) will work on > Android of any sort: but it should develop

Re: Will LiveCode run an x86 android device?

2017-04-26 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
I don't think LiveCode (the development environment) will work on Android of any sort: but it should develop standalones that work on Android. Richmond. On 4/26/17 9:45 pm, Jonathan Lynch via use-livecode wrote: I see that it won't run on an x86 emulator - will it work on on actual x86