Wishing

Discussion in 'Team Chaos' started by nmiltner, May 16, 2010.

  1. nmiltner

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    Hey all.
    First I want to say how awesome this rom and others are. I truly appreciate all of the hard work everyone does in contributinng to the open android community. That said, I wish I could try my hand at developing roms, or at least little tweaks. I just have no clue where to start.

    I have linux, c, and java experience, but it all seems quite overwhelming. Is there an "idiots guide" to android? Id like to do what I can to contribute to the community. I looked into themes, but I'm horrible with photoshop.

    Thanks!

    Nm
     
  2. adrynalyne

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    Obviously there must be an idiot's guide somewhere, if I am doing it ;)

    There are two parts you need to know to build a rom:

    Building a kernel and building the system.

    Most of the info is available from aosp, but sniffle has done well and put an easy to use guide together.

    http://dev.android-hackers.net/open-source/how-build-rom-v2.0-17.0.html

    Android Hackers' and Developers' Forum - how to build a rom 1.1(ADVANCED) will keep you busy for a bit.

    Note: This is not how I do it, but will work for what you are wanting to know.

    I keep no secrets and share whatever I know to those who want the knowledge. If I ignore someone via pm, its not on purpose, I just get really busy sometimes :)
     
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  3. nmiltner

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    Thanks Adrynalyne