OpenJDK on Android

Andrew Hughes gnu.andrew at
Tue Nov 13 17:21:06 UTC 2012

----- Original Message -----
> Why isn´t there a OpenJDK for Android? Would it be too difficult to
> port?.
> License restrictions on the part of Google to include third party
> runtimes?
> In short, has anyone attempted to build a OpenJDK for Android? What
> are the
> technical hurdles, if any?
> FC

Lack of an ARM port?  Don't most Android devices run on ARM?
Andrew :)

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