[guardian-dev] Build process for Android Tor binary
Hans of Guardian
hans at guardianproject.info
Thu Jan 2 11:26:45 EST 2014
On Dec 27, 2013, at 2:15 PM, Michael Rogers wrote:
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> On 27/12/13 17:42, Nathan of Guardian wrote:
>> We don't bundle Tor with ChatSecure, it is only in Orbot.
> Doh, sorry, I meant Orbot. ECHRISTMAS :-)
>> Regardless, still happy to help you compile your own Tor. It is
>> quite a robust build process.
>> 1) Ensure you have NDK installed
>> 2) Set your ANDROID_NDK home env variable.
>> 3) cd Orbot/external
>> 4) run "make"!
> That's fantastic, thanks! I had to make a small change to the Makefile
> on my system, where uname -m is i686 but the NDK expects x86:
> - -NDK_PROCESSOR:=`uname -m`
> +NDK_PROCESSOR:=$(shell uname -m)
> +ifeq ($(NDK_PROCESSOR), i686)
> + NDK_PROCESSOR:=x86
> Apart from that, everything went as expected.
Nathan, I submitted some patches to update this build system to the bug tracker, which will fix that issue and others, as well as adding some build hardening flags to the process.
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