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Inside these pages you will find a collection of my personal ramblings (including security disclosures, my thoughts on various topics, and anything else that I feel like writing about). All of the opinions stated here are solely my own, and are released under the Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license.

Tag: Android

Android Compilation Headaches Aleksa Sarai, 28 November 2015.

I've spent the last week of my life trying to build TWRP, which requires having a full, and working Android build environment. With the emphasis on working, I've had just about enough of the stupidity of the Android build system. Every guide is incomplete or out of date, the build system is broken in every possible way and nobody can explain what is going on. Here's my experience with trying to build Android and hopefully will help somebody realise the futility of trying to build a project with such a complicated build system.

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