Android error: Could not compile service support class

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Android error: Could not compile service support class

Post by Zood » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:36 pm

Hey everyone,

My first time (trying) to deploy to Android and not going well so far..
I managed to exclude inclusions which are not supported by Android like Ask/Answer-dialogs but i keep getting a specific error whilst trying to build the standalone:
"There was an error while saving the standalone application Could not compile service support class"

Any ideas on what this could be?


Thanks in advance!

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Re: Android error: Could not compile service support class

Post by MaxV » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:30 pm

This is probably the most common error message – it generally occurs when your Android settings in LiveCode are not quite right. If you want to deploy your LiveCode app to an Android device, then you will need to install the Java SDK and the Android SDK on your machine.

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Re: Android error: Could not compile service support class

Post by Zood » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:13 pm

I appreciate your fast answer!

By "Android settings in LiveCode" I assume you are referring to both the Android SDK settings in Livecode
Livecode settings.jpeg
and the Android SDK settings in Android Studio.
android studio settings2.jpeg
Is there a faulty setting somewhere or am I forgetting something?
Thanks in advance!

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Re: Android error: Could not compile service support class

Post by quailcreek » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:09 pm

I'm not sure if Studio wants java 9. Try installing java 8 and see if you still have a problem.
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Re: Android error: Could not compile service support class

Post by Zood » Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:01 pm

And how would I install Java 8?
I tried installing Java 8 through their website except whenever I link the
Android SDK in the livecode settings it jumps to the same settings as I mentioned earlier.

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Re: Android error: Could not compile service support class

Post by quailcreek » Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:57 pm

Read thru this thread. It's what I went thru when I had the same problem. About half way down I explain about the java folder problem that fix this.

http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=53&t=29660
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Re: Android error: Could not compile service support class

Post by Zood » Sat Nov 25, 2017 1:24 pm

Thanks for the thread!
I have uninstalled and reinstalled JAVA, Android studio and livecode in general to hopefully fix the problem but still no luck.
Java SDK still jumps to the 9.0.1 version whenever I link it to livecode
any suggestions i could try?

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Re: Android error: Could not compile service support class

Post by Zood » Sun Nov 26, 2017 5:37 pm

Update: found the issue!
I had installed java sdk 9, downgraded to 8 but did not remove the whole package..
LC automagically took the newest version so I deleted the sdk9-location using terminal:
sudo rm -fr /Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk-9.0.1jdk/

LC now used sdk 8 and everything works like a charm
Thanks to all who helped!

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Re: Android error: Could not compile service support class

Post by asayd » Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:15 pm

Thanks for posting your solution, @Zood. One year on, I had the same problem, and your solution fixed it.
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