I don't want built-from-source

Discussion in 'Bugless' started by deputc26, Aug 27, 2010.

  1. deputc26

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    Back in the day when Pete innocuously posted a ROM he'd built for himself and called "Bugless Beauty" as more of a description than the brand that it has become, there was a rush to try it out purely because it was "bugless" and that's what the amateur android hackers such as myself and many others wanted. I've tried lots of ROMs from source and they all seem to have weird issues that not built from source ROMs don't have. I think the way bugless has always had fewer features but better and more stable features says a lot about what people want. I don't want a built from sopurce ROM. I want a bugless beauty.

    Yay for BB :icon_ banana:
     
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    My feelings exactly...:rockon:
     
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    word .....
     
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    I don't know, I love me some Sapphire, it is right up there with Bugless Beast in terms of general stability.
     
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    Too bad there's no more Bugless Beauty, hopefully there's still more Bugless Beast to come. It seems like .4 became outdated so quick, hard to believe it's almost been 2 months. I'm hoping Pete isn't becoming another Adamz but I don't think he is because he still posts about .5 on twitter. v.4 is still great but I like to try the newest things so I switched from it after having it for about 2 weeks.
     
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    ultimate droid solved all the issues i was having with bb..i think its from source?
     
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    Yea its "from source" alright.
     
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    SD7 check it out.
     
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    yes UD is built from source, and the only rom thats even stood up to challenge ultimate droid has been sapphire or chevy's(on my phone anyhow) but then when u add in all the features with UD it blows competition outta the water, i flash pretty much everything and i've gotten to where i've settled with chevy & UD as my top 2 roms (which means i'll run them more than a day) but my theory is if Ultimate Droid runs great on ur phone then its really hard to choose anything over it b/c its blazing fast w/ all of those features, but my addiction to flashing everything under the sun needs a lil BB to curb the cravings lol Pete puts out a good rom and i'll flash anything once...2,3,4 times if i like dancedroid
     
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    many will not run UD simply b/c of what he said before being removed from this site.
     
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    Agree. I imagine in developer circles not building from source is frowned upon, like needing training wheels to ride a bike. But if it isn't practically flawless it's worthless.

    I really only care about the increased speed and battery life. A lot of the bells and whistles just seem worthless to me, and I now spend as much time deleting garbage (I use Sweeterhome, so every rom I flash I delete ADW or LauncherPro), live wallpapers, titanium, etc...

    ALL I want is for a rom that lets me overclock, is good on battery life, and doesn't give me re-draws! A lot of the other stuff I can do myself, if I choose, like loading a theme or I can install wireless tether myself. But I need system ram for my ginormous Sweeterhome theme and I don't care for bloated roms!!!!
     
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    This pretty much sums it up. The first few months after I first started learning adb and playing with the SDK I was in a hospital bed and had lots of time to try stuff out, but now I'm back to work and don't have time to optimize stuff myself so really I'm looking for "practically flawless" ...and good bat life.