HOWTO: compile mkbootimg/mkbootfs
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|get Android source code: http://source.android.com/source/downloading.html|
|$ cd /path/to/android-src|
|$ cd system/core/libmincrypt/|
|$ gcc -c *.c -I../include|
|$ ar rcs libmincrypt.a *.o|
|$ cd ../mkbootimg|
|$ gcc mkbootimg.c -o mkbootimg -I../include ../libmincrypt/libmincrypt.a|
|$ cd ../cpio|
|$ gcc mkbootfs.c -o mkbootfs -I../include|
|copy system/core/mkbootimg/mkbootimg, system/core/cpio/mkbootfs to a directory in your path.|
Jun 27, 2014
I'd rather do this at system/core(it's one line!):
gcc -o /tmp/mkbootimg libmincrypt/.c mkbootimg/mkbootimg.c -Iinclude
gcc -o /tmp/unpackbootimg libmincrypt/.c mkbootimg/unpackbootimg.c -Iinclude
Sep 25, 2019
mkbootimg has been removed on 2019-05-28:
Debian still has it in its repositories:
apt install mkbootimg
Apr 23, 2020
You should now specify that those instructions work on android 4.x.
Made an AUR package anyway.
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