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Android Documentation issue - libAARs ?

In the Getting Started documentation for Android, the instructions read:

"Copy all jars and the aar in the libsAAR/ folder of the Kinvey Android library zip"

However, there is no such folder -- just libs.

I presume that I should use all those jar files, and this is probably a petty concern -- but I figure that Kinvey wants the instructions to be as precise as possible.



@Sam. If you refer to MP Rogers post: it was easy to find a solution by using google see After fixing this error i later suddenly ran into an almost similar error but with exit value 3 (instead of 2). Fix here

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I have a similar problem
Execution failed for task ':app:transformClassesWithJarMergingForDebug'.
> duplicate entry: com/kinvey/android/AbstractAsyncUser$1.class

Not able to fix it

My dependencies:

dependencies {
compile fileTree(dir: 'libs', include: ['*.jar'])
testCompile 'junit:junit:4.12'
compile ''
compile ''
compile ''
compile(name:'kinvey-android-2.10.4', ext:'aar') }
Not sure where the problem lies


sorry i am on my mbile so can only give you hints: the following line says that you compile all .jar files in the libs folder compile fileTree(dir: 'libs', include: ['*.jar']) Some of the .jar files delivered in the kinvey sdk cause this error and you need to remove them. not sure now which ones.

Also, the instructions say to use name:'kinvey-android-*'. However, it appears (at least based on my experience) that you need to replace the * with the exact version number (e.g., 2.10.5).


One more comment -- when I tried to run the program, it failed with this error:

Error:Execution failed for task ':app:transformClassesWithDexForDebug'.

> org.gradle.process.internal.ExecException: Process 'command '/Library/Java/JavaVirtualMachines/jdk1.8.0_25.jdk/Contents/Home/bin/java'' finished with non-zero exit value 2

I had to add the following line to default config in the build.gradle for the module:

         multiDexEnabled true 

Sorry for all the postings, but hopefully someone will find this useful (and perhaps the docs can be updated to reflect reality).


Thank you Sunny, sorry I was just frustrated and didn't do as much research as I wanted!

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