Android App Woes - Update

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Sun Aug 13 15:18:00 EDT 2017

Please enter a bug report about this, it's a different issue than the one I 
wrote up.

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
HyperActive Software           |

On August 13, 2017 1:07:12 PM Dan Friedman via use-livecode 
<use-livecode at> wrote:

> I took Ralph’s advice and made a 0 line stack to try to recreate the issue. 
>  To my astonishment, the app didn’t have the same problem!   So, I went 
> back to my project and started to trace what I have in my app that might be 
> causing the problem.   After a while, I discovered that if I do not enable 
> acceleratedRendering, the app does not bail on suspend and stays in memory. 
>  Problem solved!   Except that I can’t leave acceleratedRendering off.  All 
> the scrollers stutter horribly!
> I went back the test app and enabled acceleratedRendering.  But, it doesn’t 
> have the same problem.  I am most puzzled.
> Help!
> -Dan
>> I have built my android app with LC 8.1.5.   It runs fine on the device.
>> You then hit the home button to return to the OS.  Tap the app icon
>> again and you get “Unfortunatly, [appName] has stopped.”.  Tap the icon 
>> again and
>> it does a complete reboot of the app.   Apps made in LC 7 did not have this
>> issue, they stayed running in the background – like an app should.   Is
>> there a trick to getting an Android app from LC 8.1.5 to behave like it should?
>> I can’t deliver an app to my client that (a) doesn’t stay alive in the
>> background, and (b) crashes every other launch.
>> Anyone have any insight on this??
>> -Dan
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