Golang Application on Kindle


Short hands-on to get an golang application running on kindle


... On your kindle:
  cat /proc/cpuinfo 

  Processor	  : ARMv7 Processor rev 5 (v7l)
  BogoMIPS	  : 799.53
  Features	  : swp half thumb fastmult vfp edsp neon vfpv3 
  CPU implementer : 0x41
  CPU architecture: 7
  CPU variant	  : 0x2
  CPU part	  : 0xc08
  CPU revision	  : 5
  Hardware	  : Amazon.com MX50 YOSHI Board
  Revision	  : 50011

Test application

Let's use a simple hello world example hello.go.
package main

import "fmt"

func main() {
    fmt.Println("Hello, tester")

Go go!

compile it:

GOARCH=arm GOARM=7 GOOS=linux go build hello.go

copy resulting file over to kindle:

scp hello root@

And finally, execute it on kindle :)

cd /mnt/us/hello
It should print the following on your terminal output:
Hello, tester