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Default Converting factory images to recovery-flashable zips

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I want to try L developer preview with multirom, but I need to convert the factory image to a normal zip which can be flashed trough recovery.
Can anyone point me to a tutorial on how to do that?
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As a linux user I would use smg2img to convert the system image to raw then I would mount that as ext4 and extract the folders and put them in an existing flashable zip.

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Hi,
I want to try L developer preview with multirom, but I need to convert the factory image to a normal zip which can be flashed trough recovery.
Can anyone point me to a tutorial on how to do that?
you would need to build/compile it like everyone else does.
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I thought that someone mentioned yesterday in one of the 1,000s of I/O threads, that MultiRom wouldn't be supported yet bc it is kernel based or someting like that. Not sure what the kernel is on the L, but you may want to ask the MultiRom devs if this is even possible at this point before you flash and get into toruble. Saves you some headache, hopefully.


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Yes, do not flash to MutliROM.

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Just an update, you can flash to MultiROM now.

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As a linux user I would use smg2img to convert the system image to raw then I would mount that as ext4 and extract the folders and put them in an existing flashable zip.

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And then we end up with around 3 "ROM" threads of the same thing in Development section lol
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