Android Gingerbread on Linux Mint 14 Nadia (Ubuntu 12.10) – GCC 4.7.2

This is a condensed version of the notes in a previous post.

From a fresh install

First – Install the necessary packages:

sudo apt-get install git-core gnupg flex bison gperf dpkg-dev gcc-multilib build-essential   zip curl libc6-dev libncurses5-dev:i386 x11proto-core-dev   libx11-dev:i386 libreadline6-dev:i386 libgl1-mesa-glx:i386   libgl1-mesa-dev g++-multilib mingw32 openjdk-6-jdk tofrodos   python-markdown libxml2-utils xsltproc zlib1g-dev:i386 libgl-dev

Second – Grab the source (http://source.android.com/source/downloading.html)

Third – Download and apply the patch (https://haven.ecs.syr.edu/~lok/AndroidGingerbread_GCC47.diff)

Fourth – Either do an update on QEMU to get to version 12 (http://source.android.com/source/known-issues.html) or download and apply the patch (https://haven.ecs.syr.edu/~lok/AndroidGingerbread_QEMU_12.diff)

Fifth – Build the source according to the directions (http://source.android.com/source/building.html)

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