Monday, January 30, 2012

CM9 Android 4.0.3 for Samsung Epic 4G

Our team released a mostly feature complete Android 4.0.3 build for the Samsung Epic 4G on the Sprint network.  See the Epic CM team blog for more details.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Tools: repoclone, reporeset, repohardlink

I wrote tools repoclone, reporeset and repohardlink to copy and use multiple Android repos in parallel.  By using hardlinks in a git-native manner it clones repos much faster and saves a lot of storage.  [Documentation] [Git]

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Hawaii Android Automatic Time Zone Bug

This post describes the automatic timezone setting bug that affects Hawaii and many other locations around the globe.  Included below are temporary and permanent workarounds to avoid this issue for existing phones in Hawaii.  I also discuss the proposed location-aware automatic timezone selector that has the greatest chance of fixing this for good for all timezones.