Android 4.3 and Manta

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Android 4.3 and Manta Robert Craig 7/25/13 5:58 AM
Seems that manta is not yet supported for 4.3 according to http://source.android.com/source/building-devices.html; i've been able to verify this noting that surfaceflinger seems to crash on boot. However, there does seem to be a quick fix for those that are interested.  device/samsung/manta/self-extractors/generate-packages.sh does offer some clues as to the missing pieces:

            system/vendor/firmware/fimc_is_fw.bin \                                                                                
            system/vendor/firmware/fimc_is_fw2.bin \                                                                               
            system/vendor/firmware/maxtouch.fw \                                                                                   
            system/vendor/firmware/mfc_fw.bin \                                                                                    
            system/vendor/firmware/setfile.bin \                                                                                   
            system/vendor/firmware/setfile_4e5.bin \                                                                               
            system/vendor/firmware/setfile_6a3.bin \                                                                               
            system/vendor/lib/egl/libGLES_mali.so \                                                                                
            system/vendor/lib/libdrmdecrypt.so \                                                                                   
            system/vendor/lib/libmalicore.bc \                                                                                     
            system/vendor/lib/libRSDriverArm.so \                                                                                  
            system/vendor/lib/libstagefright_hdcp.so \                                                                             
            system/vendor/secapp/00060308060501020000000000000000.tlbin \                                                          
            system/vendor/secapp/020a0000000000000000000000000000.drbin \                                                          
            system/vendor/secapp/07060000000000000000000000000000.tlbin \                                                          
            system/vendor/secapp/ffffffff000000000000000000000005.tlbin \ 

If you download the factory image for the manta 4.3 from https://developers.google.com/android/nexus/images#mantarayjwr66v and make these part of your build then everything seems to boot properly. 

On a related note ---- when will AOSP support the manta board for 4.3?
Re: [android-building] Android 4.3 and Manta Jean-Baptiste Queru 7/25/13 8:46 AM
Yeah, it's purely a licensing issue. Android doesn't work without GPU binaries, and Google can't distribute such binaries for AOSP without a license.

If/when Google can get an appropriate license for those files, manta will be supported again.

JBQ


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