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Comment: Add release info for 1.5


  • Automatic locking of AVDs per-slave, so two jobs can't try (and fail) to use the same AVD at once
  • Option to set more hardware properties (camera size, keyboard present, RAM etc.)
  • Further emulator startup options (e.g. -no-audio, or -tcpdump)
  • New feature requests can be placed under the 'android-emulator' component of Hudson's JIRA

Version history

Version 1.5 (Dec 17, 2010)

  • Added support for Android 2.3 and the xhdpi screen density
  • Added detection to handle the new "platform-tools" directory used in SDK Tools r8
  • Added detection of when AVD creation fails due to the desired platform not being installed
  • Improved automated emulator unlocking to be more reliable, particularly on slower machines
  • Fixed bug which could cause build to hang when trying to shut-down the emulator

Version 1.4 (Sep 28, 2010)

  • Added feature to automatically unlock emulator after startup has completed (see JENKINS-7185)
  • Now tries to shut down emulator instances in a cleaner (hopefully more reliable) fashion