Unable to install Apk pak

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Unable to install Apk pak

Post by anu321 » Mon Mar 30, 2015 5:35 pm

Hi, I am seeing following error when I am trying to APK (App under test)

System.Exception: Failed to recompile the instrumented code. See details for more information: Exception in thread "main" org.jf.util.ExceptionWithContext: Unsigned short value out of range: 66694
at org.jf.dexlib2.writer.DexDataWriter.writeUshort(DexDataWriter.java:116)
at org.jf.dexlib2.writer.InstructionWriter.write(InstructionWriter.java:312)
at org.jf.dexlib2.writer.DexWriter.writeCodeItem(DexWriter.java:980)
at org.jf.dexlib2.writer.DexWriter.writeDebugAndCodeItems(DexWriter.java:759)
at org.jf.dexlib2.writer.DexWriter.writeTo(DexWriter.java:214)
at org.jf.dexlib2.writer.DexWriter.writeTo(DexWriter.java:192)
at brut.androlib.src.SmaliBuilder.build(SmaliBuilder.java:57)
at brut.androlib.src.SmaliBuilder.build(SmaliBuilder.java:41)
at brut.androlib.Androlib.buildSourcesSmali(Androlib.java:349)
at brut.androlib.Androlib.buildSources(Androlib.java:289)
at brut.androlib.Androlib.build(Androlib.java:275)
at brut.androlib.Androlib.build(Androlib.java:250)
at brut.apktool.Main.cmdBuild(Main.java:225)
at brut.apktool.Main.main(Main.java:84)

at Ranorex.Plugin.Mobile.Tools.Android.Instrumentation.ApkFileInstrumenter.CompileApkFile(String sourceApkFilePath, IPathService pathService)
at Ranorex.Plugin.Mobile.Utils.BackgroundWorkerSupported.ExecuteBgwCode[TArg0,TArg1](BgwDelegate`2 methodDelegate, Int32 doneProgress, String progressText, TArg0 arg0, TArg1 arg1, BackgroundWorker bgw)
at Ranorex.Plugin.Mobile.Tools.Android.Instrumentation.ApkFileInstrumenter.Instrument(String apkFilePath, Int32 port, InstrumentApkOptions deployOptions, BackgroundWorker bgw)
at Ranorex.Controls.Instrumentation.Workers.AndroidWorker.Run()
at Ranorex.Controls.AndroidInstrumentProgressPage.bgw_DoWork(Object sender, DoWorkEventArgs e)

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Re: Unable to install Apk pak

Post by anu321 » Mon Mar 30, 2015 8:10 pm

Please help on above issue.

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Re: Unable to install Apk pak

Post by odklizec » Mon Mar 30, 2015 9:21 pm


If you are sure you followed the instructions correctly and it still does not work, then the best you can do is to send your apk to Ranorex support (at [email protected]) so they can analyze it. There is not much they can do without the apk and more details about your system, application under test (what Android version, are you using pure Android or with some 3rd party libs or frameworks, etc), Ranorex version (have you tried latest 5.3.1?), etc...

BTW, similar (if not the same) error has been reported here...
http://www.ranorex.com/forum/deployment ... tml#p29497
There is no solution mentioned, but Ranorex guys may already have one? ;)
Pavel Kudrys
Ranorex explorer at Descartes Systems

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