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This is beginner talking. I was looking for a Factory images for my Nexus 4 and I saw on Google Developers's website that there are some Binaries for Nexus Devices (NFC,Graphics, GSM, WIFI....) and now I'm curious about what can I do with them ( *.sh file)?
Can I flash them separately module by module in case that I need one, or it is just enough to flash a Factory image. Are they correlated? Thanks!
 
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A factory image contains everything you need. The OS, kernel, drivers etc. It's basically a complete image of how the phone would look if you buy it.

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This is beginner talking. I was looking for a Factory images for my Nexus 4 and I saw on Google Developers's website that there are some Binaries for Nexus Devices (NFC,Graphics, GSM, WIFI....) and now I'm curious about what can I do with them ( *.sh file)?
Can I flash them separately module by module in case that I need one, or it is just enough to flash a Factory image. Are they correlated? Thanks!
Binaries are nothing but the specific hardware drivers. Its of no use to you unless you plan on compiling a ROM.
*.sh files are linux files, they are used to extract the drivers/binaries to a folder in you source code folder.
 
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Binaries are nothing but the specific hardware drivers. Its of no use to you unless you plan on compiling a ROM.
*.sh files are linux files, they are used to extract the drivers/binaries to a folder in you source code folder.
Thanks guys, that was helpful! Maybe this is beginning of something revolutionary (regarding me -> compiling ROM)
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