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Re: [Qemu-devel] Android Goldfish on QEMU

From: Jan Kiszka
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Android Goldfish on QEMU
Date: Wed, 30 May 2012 10:49:57 +0200
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On 2012-05-30 04:19, 陳韋任 (Wei-Ren Chen) wrote:
>>> Is goldfish still a relevant Android dev platform?  In other words -
>>> would goldfish be useful to Android developers or just cool for QEMU
>>> hackers and "old-school" Android enthusiasts?
>> It's still the base of the emulator you get with current SDKs.
>> FWIW, latest AOSP (today's git checkout) built for the vbox_x86-eng
>> target runs nicely in QEMU/KVM (using the intermediate disk image
>> "android_disk.img"). So, adding device models to improve this
>> environment would likely be more helpful to provide a first alternative
>> to the Android emulator. And it's likely a lower hanging fruit. And a
>> much sweeter one (KVM makes it pretty fast :) ).
>   Running it in QEMU/KVM? If we want to run a ARM image, we can't use KVM,
> right?

Well, not yet (but surely one day). But, unless you write
platform-dependent apps, the x86 environment serves well for testing.


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