Originally Posted by akshay7394
No, because they said it can run on lower-end devices. Which means if a dev were to port it, it would (at least) take up less system space on our phones and be memory-optimized. If nothing else. It's definitely better than now because we'll have more space in the data partition to use for apps
1st i moved thread as this is no discusson for the dev thread
. butthere several mistakes/missunderstandings:
but u know that /system and /data partition are 2 standalones means, even if u have 100mb+ free in system, the data partion ist still the same size???? (and dont get bigger)
2ndly what google means with ''to run better on low memory devices (especially improvments 512mb ram devices)'' has nothing
to DO with some system space. its about the RAM. (which is HW related so u cant make it 'bigger' or 'smaller' as this chip is 512mb) now only thing u can do is to reduce the default system needed space like cm10.x does with removing HD recording from defaults so the RAM has about 20mb more. these 20mb is even needed if u have a HD enabled cam in ROM, even if u NEVER used it there wasted all the time. so thats what google does they try to decrease the default system load. 2nd thing is also ther apps (dont know about 3rd party) the footprint in RAM will decrease. example: chrome will use -16% ram if u use it on an 4.4 device. same for g-services and so on. so u can better multitask or simply have a bit more free ram. (NOT storage!) tahts what they mean by ''memory-optimized'' also if they use a newer linux kernel version it will be good for ram/system managment so it willl run more fluidly. (i heard theres allready a rom (not for our devices) which uses the linux 3.10.xxx kernel which is awesum
i dont even know if we able to resize partitions. if no, U WILL NEVER get more /data space,. & why u simply not buy a 16/32/64 gig sd then u have enogh spce i think.
3rd:we missunderstand. the problems that i mean, are the HW / driver etc (software problems). so i meant at this point we cant say nothing. we would had to compile a tzest build & do some debbugging. i give u right a port would be great but, WE CAN'T solve HW incompabilty. so there can be 1000 devs, 1 HW incompabiluity = no 4.4 for us. i just remeber u current 4.3 with its problems in sound libs, screen, etc and so one. good as mike solved most of these. so i can be that we run into problems which are not solveable. (by software. = we're fuc*ed up
) also i remember some mounts bfore, there was a rumor that 4.4 only supports adreno 3xx chip's, i we get into probs like these we also can do nothing as many lib's are hardcoded (no developing with these) like the camera ones.
last but not least a example: u know wifi in current 4.2.2 builds??? some time bfore mike said sth like this ''man i tried allmos everything to get wifi better, i getting to think its a chip problem'' (<-- not solveable by developing
) maybe sony knows long time thats impossible & thats why we never got that JB update. bcuz then everybody would complain abot sony, even if they cant do more, so they make the choice to relase nothing as sth bugged/unstable.....
sry for that long text & peace , bejunk