Porting a library as a static library module with the Android NDK build system

The previous recipe discussed how to port a library as a shared library module with the libbmp library as an example. In this recipe, we will demonstrate how to port the libbmp library as a static library.

Getting ready

Readers are recommended to read the Building an Android NDK application at the command line recipe in Chapter 3, Build and Debug NDK Applications, before going through this one.

How to do it...

The following steps describe how to create our sample Android project that demonstrates porting the libbmp library as a static library:

  1. Create an Android application named PortingStatic with native support. Set the package name as cookbook.chapter8.portingstatic

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