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[Q] How to wipe ART cache

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8th February 2014, 02:37 PM   |  #1  
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As the title say, someone known how to wipe ART cache?
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As the title say, someone known how to wipe ART cache?

The advantages of ART is that it doesnt run from a cache folder but directly from the apps. No need to clean. (Some body correct me if wrong)
8th February 2014, 03:33 PM   |  #3  
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I believe it pre-compiles similar to Dalvik, but more in advance. I know apps use more space in ART vs Dalvik.

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i get around 600MB back switching back to Dalvik
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I believe it pre-compiles similar to Dalvik, but more in advance. I know apps use more space in ART vs Dalvik.

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It is true that storage usage increases when ART is enabled, but it doesn't mean ART uses more space than dalvik. It's a misconception from people. What happens is that when you turn on ART, the folders "cache/dalvik-cache & data/dalvik-cache" stay untouched taking a huge space. Use a file explorer and confirm.
If you wipe those 2 folders, you might gain even more space back than what you had using dalvik.
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I think this can be closed Thanks

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