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Does anyone knows why there is no support for Go in Android?



This is still being looked into proposed, but there is 3rd party tools to allow this: https://github.com/eliasnaur/goandroid


Google's a big company with lots of fiefdoms, and Go is one of the smallest; I'm not sure it even counts as a fiefdom. Android is heavily invested in Java/C++ and those types don't like to admit that you can do anything worthwhile in Go.

After compiling Android a few times, though, you'll appreciate what the Go team was talking about when they said C++ compilation time was a driver for them.


Well, support for Go on Android is already open for quite a while, so it seems to be low priority

https://code.google.com/p/android/issues/detail?id=39482




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