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  • Libhybris: Load Android Libraries, Override Bionic Symbols

    Phoronix: Libhybris: Load Android Libraries, Override Bionic Symbols

    Several Phoronix readers have written in about libhybris, a way to load Android libraries while overriding some Bionic symbols with those symbols from glibc...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTE5Mjk

  • #2
    Really cool. Certainly a better way of running android programs on Linux rather than using the emulator.

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    • #3
      I think this is rather for drivers then for apps is it?

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      • #4
        An article that explains what this means and why we should care would be great.

        "bionic-based HW adaptations in glibc systems"

        While it sounds really sweet I have no idea what this is supposed to tell me.

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        • #5
          "It's just using Android GPU drivers on non-Android systems."
          https://plus.google.com/113386402913...ts/AeWgdNikXBP

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          • #6
            Thanks Mathias! I get it now. Cool indeed.

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            • #7
              Its a hack... at best

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              • #8
                I think the purpose of this is to be able to run android apps on the new Jolla phone coming out.

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                • #9
                  sub.......

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