OmniROM Now Booting on Android 5.0 Lollipop!
Although it was first announced back at the Big Android BBQ only last year, OmniROM has grown into a tremendously large-scale project with a talented team of developers, dozens of supported devices, and an immense number of devoted fans. With developers like XDA Developer Admin pulser_g2, Senior Recognized Developers XpLoDWilD, Entropy512 and Dees_Troy, and many other big names in the Android world, as well as quite a few innovative advancements, it’s no surprise that the ROM has amassed quite a loyal following in such a short time.
Now, OmniROM has officially become the first large-scale custom ROM distribution to merge and successfully boot Android 5.0 Lollipop. Much of the merging work was done by XpLoDWilD. The initial boot was performed with the Nexus 7-2013 (flo). Naturally, there are quite a few bugs to work out, so developers should hold off on trying to sync, but everything is getting sorted out and there will certainly be quite a lot of additional commits in the very near future to patch the remaining bugs.
You can learn more about OmniROM’s Android Lollipop progress and how to support the project with your own development contributions by heading over to the OmniROM Android Lollipop thread!