Android Java .so Shared Lib sizes, and Android C++ Linker Options to Minimize Size

The Chilkat v9.5.0.79 version reduces the size of the Android Java .so shared libs by approximately 24%. For example, the armv7l lib is reduced from 9.86MB to 7.56MB. For developers writing C++ code in Android (i.e. using the Android C++ libs downloaded from, you’ll want to include the following …

Android Socket Permission Denied Error

If the LastErrorText contains a line such as this: socketError: Permission denied It means you need to add permissions for Internet communications in your manifest. It should be placed outside of the application tag, such as: <manifest> <application> . . . </application> <uses-permission android:name=”android.permission.INTERNET” /> </manifest>