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Has anyone tried to force ART by editing build.prop?

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3rd July 2014, 09:49 PM   |  #1  
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Have any of you tried to force ART by changing

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persist.sys.dalvik.vm.lib=libdvm.so
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persist.sys.dalvik.vm.lib=libart.so
??? Did it work?

I'm kind of a noob and don't want to edit my build.prop and end up going into a boot loop or something as I don't have a custom recovery installed, I'm only rooted, using .402 firmware.
4th July 2014, 01:52 AM   |  #2  
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It doesnt work

Ive tried several methods of forcing art

Either it doesnt work or it causes a bootloop

I say just wait for Android 5 to come with Art by default

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Do you think Android 4.4 includes ART?
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Originally Posted by V4LKyR

Do you think Android 4.4 includes ART?

It includes art just the sony distribution of 4.4 does not have just because sony apps dont work wirh art

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Sony framework don't work with the Art runtime.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Ament

Sony framework don't work with the Art runtime.

Not too sure, some important process that is needed for the system to boot

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Sony framework don't work with the Art runtime.

Uh-oh... So that means Android L update for Sony smartphones (such as Z2) will be delayed for a good amount of time.
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Originally Posted by V4LKyR

Uh-oh... So that means Android L update for Sony smartphones (such as Z2) will be delayed for a good amount of time.

Yes, this is because they have to rewrite about 200 apps within the system

I do believe they are working on android 5.0 but im sure it wont be ready for another few months at the least

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