As the main target of the second period of my GSoC 2018 project, I have to take down Android build system and accomodating it into Portage, forming a modular building and updating mechanism. So, inevitably, I'll have to deal with the original AOSP build system (Lineage OS's is a …Read More
The Linux kernel is the most important component on any systems that are based on it, be it Gentoo Linux or Android. The user may want to tweak the kernel to enable functions that userspace utilities need (e.g. LVM, FUSE, Netfilter, etc.), so being able to tweak the …Read More
This week was planned as the last week for the first (Preparation) and second (Gaining control of the system) parts in my GSoC 2018 proposal. I'm pleased to announce that I've successfully hit the target as planned: a video demonstration posted on Twitter can be watched here.
Reading and …Read More
After successfully booting Gentoo on Nexus 6P in the previous article, we can move on to launching Android in LXC, which is the last mission in the first period of my GSoC 2018 project. This article documents the process to bring up Android successfully with most of its functions …Read More
To run LXC, we need a kernel that has the options required by LXC on. This article shows how to build an Android kernel that has the required options on, built by Gentoo's latest stable cross-compile toolchain built by
Install Cross-Compile Toolchain
We'll use crossdev, a set of …Read More