[RELEASE] Official XBMC boblight Addon
I think this has gotten a little off the topic of this post, but yes i've written services that respond to device intents and open sockets. Opening tcp ports for listening is definitely possible without root. connecting to and writing to a serial port is also possible without root. There are permissions that can be granted to those things through the standard permissions. There are plenty of non-root apps that do both of these. not sure if there are any that do both but there isn't any reason it why it couldn't be done (at least from my previous experiences.) I did see some stuff online that ports below 1024 are restricted to root but actual port #s doesn't matter.

As for compiling c++/c code with jni, i don't have any experience with it, so it is possible that these things are restricted from jni, if they are, then porting the code to java would be needed as i know it is possible from android's java sdk.

You might be concerned by the fact that the add-on requires a binary that requires root. I'm not sure why, but my guess would be that it has to screencap and i think that is restricted. honestly i don't know why without going through the code myself, doing some more research, or having the author explains it. but if it comes to permissions of a jni library/app it can always be written in java since i know it works there.

but even if it comes down to having root, i think we are requiring the user to have root just to get the plugin binary working, so extending this requirement doesn't require anything that is already required.

I don't really know if i have the time to do it but i don't know why someone couldn't with enough motivation. Sorry, i really didn't mean to get in an argument about it but i wanted clarify things

If i start and make any progress i will open a new topic about it and then report here if it gets done.

Like i said no promises on development, but if we are talking tcp and serial connections it is possible. so i know with an arduino/adalight and an android box (which is how i was setting things up) is possible (that's where i would start) but i really want to know if anyone has interest in this or if i would be working on this for me solely

If anyone else wants to correct me i won't be offended.
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Possible Feature Addition? - by DarioS - 2012-01-25, 22:29
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SEDU-Box and Boblight - by XBMCManni - 2012-02-15, 16:55
hardware setup - by Monkeysweat - 2012-02-15, 20:31
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