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Boost for Android

Boost for android is a set of tools to compile the main part of the Boost C++ Libraries for the Android platform.

To compile Boost for Android you may use the customized NDK r4b provided by Dmitry Moskalchuk aka CrystaX. Or you may download official NDK r5c.

Quick Start



./ crystax/ndk/root

This command will download and build boost against the Crystax NDK and output the final headsr and libs and in the build folder.

For more info about usage and available commands use --help

Now that you got boost compiled you must add it to your file. First copy the the inlcude and lib filder over to your jni folder. I copied it just into: /jni/boost/.

Add the following to your

LOCAL_CFLAGS += -I$(LOCAL_PATH)/boost/include/ 
LOCAL_LDLIBS += -L$(LOCAL_PATH)/external/boost/lib/ -lboost_system -lboost_...

LOCAL_CPPFLAGS += -fexceptions

Now use crystax ndk-build and have fun with it! Also note that you should build your projct and Boost with one version of NDK - STL inside NDK r4 and NDK r5 are not compatible in some subtle details.

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