Can someone give a writeup of how to write an update.zip?

Discussion in 'Android Hacks and Help' started by Matth3w, Mar 21, 2010.

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    There are several things that I always do to my phone when I install new things.

    - Install Framework with Round Battery
    - Change the GMail notification icon
    - Skin the Genie and Power Strip
    - Set up a custom background
    - Change the phone.apk
    - Change the kernel

    etc etc. I get sick of doing it all individually...
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    I wanna bump this in hopes that a kick arse math3w guide will be around the corner
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    Apparently you need to know linux code, something I'm not intimately familiar with.
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    Damn. I have a one page checklist to get my bugless beast updates themed and skinned to my liking.not that I don't dig all the updates, but I've always wondered what went into the update.zip
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    Basically it's a zip file of all your products, replacements etc..... then there is a script that tells it what to do... the script's are linux commands basically.
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    I don't know **** about linux code, but I took someone else's **** and basically stole it. So now I just replace what I want from their update.zip.
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    as long as it works that all that matters :)
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    Now if I can just figure out how to get the clock and main text to change to gold.