CyanogenMod 13 on Galaxy S7 Edge [Exynos Varient]

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Beefheart

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Hope it won't be like the s6 development..
Unfortunately, it almost certainly will. Not to take away the achievement of the OP, but like all Exynos CM/AOSP builds, it will never be properly stable, and I doubt it will ever be usable as a daily driver, even for those who want CM so much they're willing to sacrifice the features which made this phone worth paying a premium for in the first place (camera speed/quality and edge features to give two examples). Unfortunately, this is the price we pay for having a phone with a closed source SOC. Quite simply, Samsung don't want non-TW roms running on their devices.
 

Duncan1982

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If the right developers get on board...this does have some potential to be a relatively decent build...however it's a hard task to get all important features to work & well. Stability is the key for a daily driver (oh it can be done) but past experience says that it won't.

Great Achievement none the less....but I hope I'm wrong in that it won't be stable and thus to be used as a daily driver.

May be proven wrong......only time will reveal all ?

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Beefheart

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If the right developers get on board...this does have some potential to be a relatively decent build...however it's a hard task to get all important features to work & well. Stability is the key for a daily driver (oh it can be done) but past experience says that it won't.
It indeed can be done. I was running a decent build on my old Exynos Galaxy S2 back in the day. But as you say, it takes a long time to do and when it does get to the point of being stable it's normally as a result of a team doing it, rather than an individual. And all the main teams have walked away from developing for Samsung SOCs after Samsung went back on their word to release the source code around the time of the S2. I can't remember the last Samsung Exynos mobile phone that had a stable CM build. It might have actually been the S2.

But good luck with this. As an ex-serial flasher I might even try it out at some point.
 

Duncan1982

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Well said Beefheart & agree with you.....oh and we are not being Negative....this can't be ascertained from his or my post. It's realistic and perhaps even motivational ? it's experience that says it won't be as said alot of great devs have walked away from the thought of CM on a Samsung device.

We both mentioned that we hope that it progresses ....so their is NO negativity whatsoever......it's just a long road yet to be travelled and will it get to the point of Stable?

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It's all great and i really appreciate that, and congratz on that because it's really hard to do it, but i got really excited when i saw this on my s6 and nothing usable and stable ended happening and now that i have the s7e i feel it will just be the same thing.
 
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