Android APK sanity check
J. Landman Gay
jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Thu May 31 18:49:29 EDT 2018
I just took another look and I see that the identifier had reverted to
the default, so that explains why you had to change it. Even after I
reset it to something unique though it still fails here. It looks like
it's time for the LC guys to employ their magic.
On 5/31/18 5:44 PM, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
> Thanks for testing. Maybe it's a Mac problem. The identifier shouldn't
> matter in this case though, if you were originally using the unique one
> I put into the stack. So that's odd too.
> On 5/31/18 5:07 PM, Clarence Martin via use-livecode wrote:
>> The problem that I had, had to do with the identifier name and had
>> to do with anything else. I remember that from earlier problems that
>> identified for me.
>> The test stack worked on both Android Devices that I have.
>> More info on my system:
>> Windows 10 computer with the Java jdk 1.8.0_171.
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>> Subject: Re: Android APK sanity check
>> Thanks for the comments. I've actually seen the problem with initial
>> on a few apps but in this case a relaunch still crashes. :(
>> Since you have a few older devices, it might help the team narrow down
>> what's affected if you try out my test stack. Bug report is here:
>> I only have Android Marshmallow on my test phone(s) but I'm betting it
>> fail with any older OS. Or it may be the version of Java I installed,
>> I believe LC 9 required.
>> On 5/31/18 2:46 PM, Clarence Martin via use-livecode wrote:
>>> Hi Jacque,
>>> You have been one of the people on the List that has answered many of
>>> my questions about building Android Applications. I do have an
>>> application that uses mergJSON and the problem that I have is only
>>> during the initial starting of the application after the APK is
>>> loaded. I also get a blank initial screen. I found that if I close the
>>> application and then restart the application - it runs. I have also
>>> had problems with applications locking up on one Android Device and
>>> will run on another without problems. The problems that I encountered
>>> were mainly opening data files across the internet on the failing
>>> device. I actually solved some of those problems by putting a delay
>>> after I call for data across the internet. Both devices are using
>>> Android 5.1.1. The failing Device is a Nexus 7 and the other device
>>> that doesn't fail is a generic X10 Chinese cheaper Tablet. The only
>> problem I noticed with LC 9 is a latency in starting the applications.
>>> -----Original Message-----
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>>> Subject: Re: Android APK sanity check
>>> I created a plain do-nothing stack and it works on my Samsung. Then I
>>> set the inclusions to same ones in my working project. The plain stack
>>> then had the same misbehavior -- black screen and crash on launch.
>>> One by one I turned off each inclusion, tested, and then turned it
>>> back on and disabled the next one. It looks like the culprit is
>>> With that included I get the crash, without it the apk behaves.
>>> I'll submit my test stack and a bug report.
>>> On 5/31/18 3:12 AM, panagiotis merakos via use-livecode wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> The first thing that came to my mind was the bug report that Paul
>>>> referenced, but I had a look at the Samsung S5 specs and it seems it
>>>> has an ARM chip, so it should not be affected by this bug.
>>>> @Jacque does that happen with any android standalone you build with
>>>> LC 9.0.0, or just this particular one?
Jacqueline Landman Gay | jacque at hyperactivesw.com
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