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prokiller1199

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lexcyn

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Both play services and play store are updated and I still show December... Not sure it's worth messing with installing individual mainline components though.
 

Lughnasadh

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February's Google Play System fixes and updates are out. Haven't received it yet though.

 
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Doesn't come out until Feb 8, though a new google play services build is in the wild (not showing up on my beta)
 

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What is your google play services build number? Sign up for google play services beta, that should get you to the latest build, then run the https://www.apkmirror.com/apk/google-inc/main-components/main-components-2022-01-01-q-release/ on top if you want to update to Jan 1.
Should be this (s version and not the q)

 
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Got the update, too. Elevated the given date from dec to jan 1st.
 

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    I received yet another Play-systemupdate today (second one in January).
    The date - after update - is still reading "December 1, 2021".
    However, the following package was updated:
    Code:
    --before--
    com.google.mainline.telemetry                                     |   2021-11-01S+| (311102024)
    --after--
    com.google.mainline.telemetry                                     |   2021-11-01S+| (311104004)
    3
    I'm still in December even though I've updated
    Let you know? Just post it why do we have to let you know?
    3
    It is actually a (reasonably) simple linux/bash script which I run before/after upgrade. Then do a 'tkdiff' (if you know what that means) to visualize the deltas. Source code (feel free to (re)use).
    Code:
    #!/bin/bash
    
    display_usage() {
        echo "usage: $0 [{system|user}] [{path|pkg}] [{disabled|enabled}] [<filter>] ($1)"
    }
    
    SCNT=0
    UCNT=0
    PACNT=0
    PKCNT=0
    DCNT=0
    ECNT=0
    
    # by default we put package in first column
    PPATH=false
    # FLAGS1 selects between user (-3) and system (-s)
    FLAGS1=""
    # FLAGS2 selects between disabled (-d) and enabled (-e)
    FLAGS2=""
    
    # by default there is no grep filter
    FCNT=0
    FILTER=0
    
    while [[ $# -gt 0 ]]; do
        case $1 in
            "user")
                if [ $SCNT -eq 1 ]; then
                    display_usage "'user' and 'system' cannot occur together on the command line"
                    exit 1
                fi
                if [ $UCNT -eq 0 ]; then
                    UCNT=$((UCNT + 1))
                    FLAGS1="-3"
                else
                    if [ $UCNT -eq 1 ]; then
                        display_usage "'user' can only occur once on the command line"
                        exit 1
                    fi
                fi
                ;;
            "system")
                if [ $UCNT -eq 1 ]; then
                    display_usage "'user' and 'system' cannot occur together on the command line"
                    exit 1
                fi
                if [ $SCNT -eq 0 ]; then
                    SCNT=$((SCNT + 1))
                    FLAGS1="-s"
                else
                    if [ $SCNT -eq 1 ]; then
                        display_usage "'system' can only occur once on the command line"
                        exit 1
                    fi
                fi
                ;;
            "enabled")
                if [ $DCNT -eq 1 ]; then
                    display_usage "'enabled' and 'disabled' cannot occur together on the command line"
                    exit 1
                fi
                if [ $ECNT -eq 0 ]; then
                    ECNT=$((ECNT + 1))
                    FLAGS2="-e"
                else
                    if [ $ECNT -eq 1 ]; then
                        display_usage "'enabled' can only occur once on the command line"
                        exit 1
                    fi
                fi
                ;;
            "disabled")
                if [ $ECNT -eq 1 ]; then
                    display_usage "'enabled' and 'disabled' cannot occur together on the command line"
                    exit 1
                fi
                if [ $DCNT -eq 0 ]; then
                    DCNT=$((DCNT + 1))
                    FLAGS2="-d"
                else
                    if [ $DCNT -eq 1 ]; then
                        display_usage "'disabled' can only occur once on the command line"
                        exit 1
                    fi
                fi
                ;;
     
            "path")
                if [ $PKCNT -eq 1 ]; then
                    display_usage "'path' and 'pkg' cannot occur together on the command line"
                    exit 1
                fi
                if [ $PACNT -eq 0 ]; then
                    PACNT=$((PACNT + 1))
                    PPATH=true
                else
                    if [ $PACNT -eq 1 ]; then
                        display_usage "'path' can only occur once on the command line"
                        exit 1
                    fi
                fi
                ;;
            "pkg")
                if [ $PACNT -eq 1 ]; then
                    display_usage "'path' and 'pkg' cannot occur together on the command line"
                    exit 1
                fi
                if [ $PKCNT -eq 0 ]; then
                    PKCNT=$((PKCNT + 1))
                    PPATH=false
                else
                    if [ $PKCNT -eq 1 ]; then
                        display_usage "'ppk' can only occur once on the command line"
                        exit 1
                    fi
                fi
                ;;
            *)
                if [ $FCNT -eq 1 ]; then
                    display_usage "there can only be 1 filter argument"
                    exit 1
                fi
                FCNT=$((FCNT + 1))
                FILTER="$1"
                ;;
        esac
        shift
    done
    
    if [ $FCNT -eq 0 ]; then
        pkg=$(adb shell pm list packages $FLAGS1 $FLAGS2 -f | colrm 1 8 | sort)
    else
        pkg=$(adb shell pm list packages $FLAGS1 $FLAGS2 -f | colrm 1 8 | grep "$FILTER" | sort)
    fi
    
    LI=()
    for P in $pkg; do
        if [ $PPATH == "true" ]; then
            # just push the entry <file>=<package>
            LI+=("$P")
        else
            # extract filename and packagename and concat them
            # so each entry looks like <package>=<filename>
            P1=`echo $P | sed 's/apk=/apk /g' | awk '{print $1}'`
            P2=`echo $P | sed 's/apk=/apk /g' | awk '{print $2}'`
            LI+=("$P2=$P1")
        fi
    done
    rm -rf /tmp/pkgdata
    touch /tmp/pkgdata
    for P in "${LI[@]:0}"; do
        echo "$P" >> /tmp/pkgdata
    done
    
    for P in `sort /tmp/pkgdata | grep -v SwiftBlack | grep -v SwiftDark`; do
        if [ $PPATH == true ]; then
            P1=`echo $P | sed 's/apk=/apk /g' | awk '{print $1}'`
            P2=`echo $P | sed 's/apk=/apk /g' | awk '{print $2}' | sed -e 's/ //g'`
        else
            P1=`echo $P | sed 's%=/% /%g' | awk '{print $2}'`
            P2=`echo $P | sed 's%=/% /%g' | awk '{print $1}' | sed -e 's/ //g'`
        fi
        VER=`adb shell dumpsys package $P2 | grep versionName | head -n 1 | sed -e 's/versionName=//g' | sed -e 's/ //g' | cut -c-15`
        VERC=`adb shell dumpsys package $P2 | grep versionCode | head -n 1 | awk '{print $1}' | sed 's/versionCode=//g' | cut -c-15`
        if [ $PPATH == true ]; then
            # argument was not supplied, it means file name is before the = sign
            printf "%-115s |%15s| %-s\n" "$P1" "$VER" "$P2"
        else
            printf "%-65s |%15s|%12s| %-10s\n" "$P2" "$VER" "($VERC)" "$P1"
        fi
    done
    Run it from the linux command line with:
    Code:
    > apackages system > before-update
    Then apply Google system update, then:
    Code:
    > apackages system > after-update
    > tkdiff before-update after-update
    Iḿ not a Windows guy, but I guess it is not so complicated to turn this into a .bat script which you can run from DOS/Powershell under Windows. You must have working adb though.

    The script has some command line args:
    Code:
    system|user: filter on system packages or user packages
    enabled|disabled: filter on packages which are enabled or disabled
    pkg|path: outputs the path first or package name first
    <string> script will filter packages that match the string (e.g. 'com.google.android' will filter those that have com.google.android in their package name)
    Sample output (package name, version name, version code, path in Android file system):
    Code:
    com.android.ons                                                   |             12|        (31)| /system/priv-app/ONS/ONS.apk
    com.android.phone.auto_generated_rro_product__                    |            1.0|         (1)| /product/overlay/TeleService__auto_generated_rro_product.apk
    com.android.phone.auto_generated_rro_vendor__                     |            1.0|         (1)| /vendor/overlay/TeleService__auto_generated_rro_vendor.apk
    com.android.phone                                                 |             12|        (31)| /system/priv-app/TeleService/TeleService.apk
    com.android.printspooler                                          |             12|        (31)| /system/app/PrintSpooler/PrintSpooler.apk
    com.android.providers.blockednumber                               |             12|        (31)| /system/priv-app/BlockedNumberProvider/BlockedNumberProvider.apk
    com.android.providers.calendar                                    |             12|        (31)| /system/priv-app/CalendarProvider/CalendarProvider.apk
    com.android.providers.contacts.auto_generated_rro_product__       |            1.0|         (1)| /product/overlay/ContactsProvider__auto_generated_rro_product.apk
    3
    This is the first time I checked for a playsystem update since my Nokia 6.1 😏 I forgot about these..
    Google started Play System updates (previously: Project Mainline) with Android 10 (splitting the firmware updates - taking stuff out of the Android operating system, transforming certain functions as an app to ensure timely updates with third party manufacturers through simple updates through Google Playstore - meaning that will help Android phones get critical and essential updates a lot sooner because none of the changes will require a system update from the phone manufacturer).
    2
    Check this link:
    I've read that. I've been disappointed actually in how integrated Play Services is getting. So many things are now part of Play Services its making Android Forks harder to use without GAPPS. Anyway that's a different issue altogether.

    I was more interested in your op about the files that were changed on the system. I commented on another post that System Update has had an issue for more than 2 years (on some pixels like I have experienced) where after it updates it reverts to the same (or sometimes an older) date/month. I had a case open with Google Support since last May but they stopped responding.

    You have come closest to providing specific changes after this specific update, than I've seen in the past few years. I was hoping maybe for a before and after of some sort, to verify that the Play System update actually updated, and that the date is wrong. I had the date be behind over 6 months at some points. Wiping, flashing original firmware builds etc didn't fix it. It eventually got resolved after A12 for my 2 devices (Pixel 3xl) but I also had it be behind 2 months in December on my 6 Pro.