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

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.
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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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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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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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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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