[messages] [General Discussion] vassal for android?

Tom Russ taruss2000 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 4 09:29:33 MST 2013

The Android SDK is cross-platform and runs on Linux:


Now, Android doesn't run a standard JVM and the system APIs are different,
so I don't think you can just cross-compile.
For a quick summary look at


In particular, Swing is not supported.  So getting the current Vassal on
Android would require some work.

As for Vassal 4, moving away from Java would make things a bit trickier,
but not impossible:


On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 5:38 AM, Joel Uckelman <uckelman at nomic.net> wrote:

> Thus spake "awmiller.andros":
> >
> > I just tapped into this thread today, and I am excited to see that
> > android is within the interest of the vassal developers. I would also
> > like to contribute what I can, what needs to be done yet?
> One thing which would be helpful is if someone would find out about
> compilers targeting Android---in particular, if there is a Linux-hosted
> gcc cross-compiler.
> --
> J.
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