Genymotion and libhoudini.so Error
I recently started using Genymotion for emulating an Android image so I could test an app. To install the app I simply dragged and dropped the apk file into the running Genymotion VM of the phone. But for some reason the app just kept crashing with the error “unfortunately, your application has stopped”.
Running the following gave me a ton of output but this was what was the relevant bit:
$ adb -e logcat
java.lang.UnsatisfiedLinkError: Cannot load library: load_library(linker.cpp:750): library “/system/lib/libhoudini.so” not found
What in the world is libhoudini??? Some googling brought me to this post.
According to this I needed an ARM translation library so the app still thinks it’s running on an ARM processor (which it isn’t because it’s running in x86 Virtualbox hypervisor). Simply drag-n-drop the ARM translation.zip file into the Genymotion VM and boom, you should be good to go!