mic_888 · Apr 17, 2011 at 12:00 pm

Bash Script for Building CM7 & Make Script For 32bit

If you’re fed up with typing in your commands each time you want to build a new version of CM7, take a look at the bash script that XDA forum member Jazi has put together.

The script edits and updates the build.prop i the zip with the time and your name (you’ll need to replace Jazi with your own). Note that the output directory must be empty for the build to run properly. If this isn’t the case, you’ll need to remove the first two lines of the code.

Some of you may know that a 64 bit system is required to compile CM7 since compiling Android 2.3 from source requires 64 bit. However, it is possible to build 2.3 upwards if a few tweaks are made to the make file and XDA forum member wes342 has helpfully posted his own make script that will do everything on a 32 bit system.

For more information, head on over to the forum thread where you’ll find Jazi’s script in the first post and wes342’s script in post 10.

Original credit also due to nicandris and his shell script.


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mic_888 is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. I've been around XDA since 2007 when I bought the HTC Touch, well things have moved on a lot since then, and I've tried my hand at developing for WM and Android (still learning), but wanted to contribute more by becoming a News Writer for XDA. I write mainly Android articles, and some Windows Mobile. We're always sifting through the masses of threads for front page news, but do let me or the other guys know if you think anything is newsworthy including any breaking news! View mic_888's posts and articles here.
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