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Android SDK

This is the CCNx Distillery software distribution for Android. It is in charge of pulling together all the necessary modules to build a full CCNx software suite for Android.



Install tools to build libcurl

If Ubuntu:

sudo apt-get install p7zip-full build-essential automake libconfig9 libtool lib32stdc++6 lib32z1 unzip default-jdk libx11-xcb-dev libfontconfig1 libgl1-mesa-dev cmake

If Max Os X

brew install automake libconf libtool

Quick Start

Clone this distro

git clone -b android-sdk/master android-sdk
cd android-sdk

Export Android Sdk path

export SDK_PATH=/Users/angelomantellini/Library/Android/sdk

Export Android Ndk path

export SDK_PATH=/Users/angelomantellini/Library/Android/sdk/ndk-bundle

Export Android Android CMAKE path

export SDK_PATH=/Users/angelomantellini/Library/Android/sdk/cmake/3.6.3155560/bin

If the previous variables are not set, Sdk, Ndk and CMake for android will be downloaded

Compile everything (dependencies and CCNx modules)

make all

The CCNx software will be installed in androidSdk/usr

To compile Metis for android app (ccnxandroidmetis)

make android_metis

To install the application

adb install -r ccnxandroidmetis/app/build/outputs/apk/app-armeabi-v7a-release.apk

To compile IGet for android app (ccnxandroidmetis)

make android_iget

To install the application

adb install -r iget_android/app/build/outputs/apk/app-armeabi-v7a-release.apk


  • Android

Getting Started

To get simple help run make. This will give you a list of possible targets to execute. You will basically want to download all the sources and compile.

Here's a short summary:

  • curl-clean - Clean curl files and libs
  • boost-clean - Clean boost files and libs
  • openssl-clean - Clean opennssl files and libs
  • crystax-clean - Clean crystax files and libs
  • event-clean - Clean libevent files and libs
  • crystaxndk-clean - Clean crystax ndk files
  • xml2-clean - Clean libxml2 files and libs
  • dependencies-clean - Clean all dependencies files and libs
  • sdk-clean - Clean sdk files
  • ndk-clean - Clean ndk files
  • cmake-clean - Clean cmake files
  • androidsdk-clean - Clean sdk, ndk and cmake files
  • cframework-clean - Clean cframework (libparc and longbow) files and libs
  • ccnxlibs-clean - Clean ccnxlibs files and libs
  • sb-forwarder-clean - Clean sb-forwarder (metis) files and libs
  • libicnet-clean - Clean libicnet files and libs
  • libdash-clean - Clean libdash files and libs
  • qt-clean - Clean qt environment files and libs
  • all-clean - Clean all files and libs
  • android_metis - Build metis apk for android
  • android_metis_debug - Build metis apk for android in debug mode
  • android_iget - Build iGet apk for android
  • android_iget_debug - Build iGet apk for android in debug mode
  • android_viper - Build Viper apk for android
  • android_iget_debug - Build Viper apk for android in debug mode


Distillery can be configured in multiple ways. Please check the config directory (specifically config/ for more information.

Quick Start

  • Metis

Metis for android needs permission about storage read and write. To enable them go to: Settings->Apps->Metis->Permissions and enable STORAGE.

The configuration file has to be placed in the folder /sdcard/MetisConf/ and it has to be named metis.cfg

  • IGet

IGet for android needs permission about storage read and write. To enable them go to: Settings->Apps->IGet->Permissions and enable STORAGE.

Pre built packages