Commit 2a88db5f authored by Leena Miettinen's avatar Leena Miettinen

Doc: describe Android Debug Bridge (adb)

The abbreviation appears in error messages.
Also describe using GDB to debug applications
on Android.

Change-Id: If3b44dddba94faae7b7da5e01ec57960e5326c8e
Reviewed-by: default avatarhjk <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarBogDan Vatra <>
parent dac19b42
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with the Android device type, the tool chain, and the Qt version for Android,
to build and run applications on Android devices.
The Android Debug Bridge (adb) command line tool is integrated to \QC to
enable you to deploy applications to connected Android devices, to run
the applications on them, and to read logs from them. It includes a client
and server that run on the development host and a daemon that runs on the
emulator or device.
\section1 Requirements
To use \QC to develop Qt applications for Android, you need the following:
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\section1 Debugging on Android Devices
\QC is integrated with the GDB and GDB server that are delivered with the
Necessitas SDK. It provides GDB with Python support that enables \QC to
display custom Qt types, such as QString, QObject, and so on.
Android devices support debugging multi-thread applications in version
2.2.1 and later. If you use AVD, select Android 2.3, or later. For more
information, see the Android documentation.
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