In an attempt to update the AOKP 7.1.1 rom for the Samsung Galaxy S4 to 7.1.2, I received an error about AOKP712/hardware/libhardware_legacy/wifi/wifi.c:179.18. The error complained that the CID_PATH was not […]
Updated the S4Camera app!
As we spoke about last time, there were two problems with my custom S4 camera app: No way to stop the recording, you had to wait for the 1 or […]
A special camera app for the Samsung Galaxy S4!
Recently I was fortunate enough to compile a working version of AOKP Nougat for the Samsung Galaxy S4 JFLTETMO/JFLTEXX phones (Praise God!). For the most part, it seems to work […]
Error! Sometimes they are hard to find!
Sometimes errors can be nested deep in the terminal output, in fact, sometimes it is so deep that you have to scroll back several HUNDRED LINES just to find it. […]
Change the color please!
I often use a different texting app then the one which comes with my custom ROMs that I build. Often, the built in texting application is very bland. However, lately […]
Gello and Maven errors while compiling AOKP MM!
Let’s take a look at the problem code: [CODE] [ERROR] Failed to execute goal org.apache.maven.plugins:maven-dependency-plugin:2.10:get (default-cli) on project standalone-pom: Couldn’t download artifact: Could not transfer artifact org.cyanogenmod:gello:apk:40 from/to central (https://maven.cyanogenmod.org/artifactory/gello_prebuilds): […]
Building a kernel for an Android phone without the rom source
For the record, I do not recommend building kernels this way, I recommend that you build them within your ROM source. This method will work, but is far more labor […]
Adding a kernel governor can be a Nightmare!
Okay, so a little play on words, especially since I am adding the Nightmare governor to the tblte (Samsung Galaxy Note Edge) kernel, but it did turn out to be […]
Insert an explicit cast to silence issue…
In the continuing saga of compiling AOSP 7 for the Samsung Galaxy S4, T-Mobile variant (SGH-M919, JFLTETMO) I ran into an interesting problem. While this used to be a non-issue […]
Device configurations are no longer allowed to change the global flags… error bailing…
Sometimes Android does stuff that is probably a good idea, but is really annoying to the compiler. By compiler, I mean guys or gals like you and I who really […]