[ROM][12.1][Unofficial] AICP

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AICP
Android Ice Cold Project

AICP is known by everyone as the "Ice Cold Project" that started on a Desire HD years ago (2012) and since then has evolved into a mature ROM with the BEST community that you can find!!!

Until Android Lollipop, the ROM has always been based on AOKP. Unfortunately, since AOKP stopped development (but made a comeback later), we changed our base to CM.
With the re-brand of CM to LineageOS (LOS), we became LineageOS based with some tweaks from AOSP and then changed to be based on the "Ground Zero Open Source Project" (GZOSP) for Android Pie.
We changed again for Android Q-R with a base of AOSP repositories and some additions from LineageOS for device-specific repositories.

If there are any bugs we will sort them out if it concerns our codebase. This ROM isn't LineageOS supported, so there is no need to report errors/bugs to them!!


Code:
#include <std_disclaimer.h>

/*
* Your warranty is now void.
*
* We are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
* thermonuclear war or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
* do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
* before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications and if
* you point the finger at us for messing up your device, we will laugh at you. Hard & a lot.
*
*/

features.png

Feature list (rough overview)


credits.png


In the beginning, we would like to thank:

GZOSP team
LineageOS & CM (R.I.P.) team
@maxwen and the rest of the OmniRom team
DU team
Resurrection Remix team
AOSiP team
Community

team.png


@LorD ClockaN
@eyosen
@semdoc
@SpiritCroc
@wartomato
@Miccia
plus the rest of the crazy bunch that we call "team"


downloads.png


Latest Stable Release Version 17.1

Download link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1LqJ1VFWu4vNBEFJmMrFFoosIMZSTmBbO?usp=sharing

issues.png


You tell... :p

FAQ:
Before using the ROM:
Q. Can I have an ETA for the next build?
A. Yes, just look here to see what day your device is built on.

Q. Does this ROM support custom kernels officially?
A. No. You can still use them, but the discussion should go in the thread of the respective kernel. We don't offer support for bugs you might encounter while using them!

Q. Does this ROM include GApps or do I have to flash them separately?
A. No, we do not include prebuilt GApps, because of possible licensing issues with Google Software and because some users do not want GApps preinstalled as they want to use alternative services like MicroG or just prefer flashing a GApps "flavor" of their liking.

Q. Does this ROM use the camera or gallery app from stock?
A. It depends on the device. In most cases, these apps include proprietary libs/code and cannot be included in the device trees on GitHub or we risk having the ROM banned from GitHub. In this case, we might try to make them installable (separate from the ROM zip), or we might provide a version of these apps with the ROM that doesn't include any proprietary libs. It's also sometimes the case that these apps are simply not included because we didn't feel the need to do so for the device in question.

Q. Does this ROM have Extended/Scrolling screenshot?
A. No, extended screenshot was implemented using an app extracted and modified from manufacturer firmware/system images and is proprietary as well. It led to the closing of many ROM's sources on GitHub.

Q. Does this ROM have FaceUnlock?
A. No, FaceUnlock was also an app extracted and modified from some manufacturers. Even Google removed the Trusted Face (FaceUnlock) feature for security reasons on Android 9.0/10.x. Adding the modified feature did the same to ROM sources as described above.

Q. Can you add (insert favorite weather provider)?
A. No, we cannot add more weather providers as the implementations change and we (the ROM) now have to pay for most services, and that is not cheap, so we decided to use the best free service that we could find, the only way to add your own is for users to apply for their own API key to use their preferred service.

Q. Does this ROM have private official builds with the above proprietary libs included?
A. No, we believe in open source software, this way users know what's in the build and can replicate it themselves, all official builds are built on our build servers using the public sources from GitHub, and no one can (or would) add their own private sources to the build.

Using the ROM:

Q. Do I need to provide a logcat if I'm reporting a bug?
A. If you want it to be fixed faster (or at all) then yes, you should definitely provide a logcat AND the model name. (Note: Please just link the logcat from your GDrive, Dropbox, etc. Do not post the content here. Thanks.)

Q. How do I get a logcat, what type should I get, and more questions that can conveniently be answered by my pre-determined answer?
A1. Read this thoroughly. Also, here's a good app for getting logs: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tortel.syslog (Root needed).
A2. If you are already rooted, you can use the built-in feature to make a logcat and provide that. Just look into the others section on the AICP Extras main page.


instructions.png


Flashing the ROM:
Flash Instructions
//plug in USB while holding VOL+ during boot, make sure charge LED is blue
//reboot to fastbootd:
fastboot reboot fastboot
//flash the ROM:
fastboot set_active a
fastboot flash boot boot.img
fastboot --disable-verity --disable-verification flash vbmeta vbmeta.img
fastboot --disable-verity --disable-verification flash vbmeta_system vbmeta_system.img
fastboot erase metadata // only on first install, ignore on upgrading
fastboot delete-logical-partition product_a
fastboot delete-logical-partition system_a // so that fastboot won't complain about disk space
fastboot create-logical-partition product_a 0 // size is 0, will auto-resize during flash
fastboot flash product product.img
fastboot create-logical-partition system_a 0
fastboot flash system system.img
//erase userdata:
fastboot erase userdata // also only on first install
//boot the ROM:
fastboot reboot

Install GApps manually via root explorer, i recommend FlameGApps

sources.png


If you want to contribute to AICP, or if you want to see what is being worked on/merged, feel free to visit our Gerrit code review system. (Link is at the bottom!!!)

Kernel source:
https://androidfilehost.com/?fid=2188818919693788975 (Prebuilt Kernel).
Device tree source:

ROM & Additional links:
AICP's Homepage
AICP Download page for official builds and media content
My Telegram Chat


Information:
ROM OS Version:
12.1
Kernel: 4.19
ROM {Firmware|Vendor} required: 11
Status:
STABLE

You want to see a "normal" night at the "DEV office", click here!!
 
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I for one appreciate your great work but instead of so many roms you should better concetrate on the existing and fixing any issues they might have.
Very true, I'm waiting for a new rom to come, I'll be officially maintaining that, but AICP was one of my favourite so I released that, and I am working on getting ROMs to boot on Stock A12 with Dylan Neve
 
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    AICP
    Android Ice Cold Project

    AICP is known by everyone as the "Ice Cold Project" that started on a Desire HD years ago (2012) and since then has evolved into a mature ROM with the BEST community that you can find!!!

    Until Android Lollipop, the ROM has always been based on AOKP. Unfortunately, since AOKP stopped development (but made a comeback later), we changed our base to CM.
    With the re-brand of CM to LineageOS (LOS), we became LineageOS based with some tweaks from AOSP and then changed to be based on the "Ground Zero Open Source Project" (GZOSP) for Android Pie.
    We changed again for Android Q-R with a base of AOSP repositories and some additions from LineageOS for device-specific repositories.

    If there are any bugs we will sort them out if it concerns our codebase. This ROM isn't LineageOS supported, so there is no need to report errors/bugs to them!!


    Code:
    #include <std_disclaimer.h>
    
    /*
    * Your warranty is now void.
    *
    * We are not responsible for bricked devices, dead SD cards,
    * thermonuclear war or you getting fired because the alarm app failed. Please
    * do some research if you have any concerns about features included in this ROM
    * before flashing it! YOU are choosing to make these modifications and if
    * you point the finger at us for messing up your device, we will laugh at you. Hard & a lot.
    *
    */

    features.png

    Feature list (rough overview)


    credits.png


    In the beginning, we would like to thank:

    GZOSP team
    LineageOS & CM (R.I.P.) team
    @maxwen and the rest of the OmniRom team
    DU team
    Resurrection Remix team
    AOSiP team
    Community

    team.png


    @LorD ClockaN
    @eyosen
    @semdoc
    @SpiritCroc
    @wartomato
    @Miccia
    plus the rest of the crazy bunch that we call "team"


    downloads.png


    Latest Stable Release Version 17.1

    Download link: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1LqJ1VFWu4vNBEFJmMrFFoosIMZSTmBbO?usp=sharing

    issues.png


    You tell... :p

    FAQ:
    Before using the ROM:
    Q. Can I have an ETA for the next build?
    A. Yes, just look here to see what day your device is built on.

    Q. Does this ROM support custom kernels officially?
    A. No. You can still use them, but the discussion should go in the thread of the respective kernel. We don't offer support for bugs you might encounter while using them!

    Q. Does this ROM include GApps or do I have to flash them separately?
    A. No, we do not include prebuilt GApps, because of possible licensing issues with Google Software and because some users do not want GApps preinstalled as they want to use alternative services like MicroG or just prefer flashing a GApps "flavor" of their liking.

    Q. Does this ROM use the camera or gallery app from stock?
    A. It depends on the device. In most cases, these apps include proprietary libs/code and cannot be included in the device trees on GitHub or we risk having the ROM banned from GitHub. In this case, we might try to make them installable (separate from the ROM zip), or we might provide a version of these apps with the ROM that doesn't include any proprietary libs. It's also sometimes the case that these apps are simply not included because we didn't feel the need to do so for the device in question.

    Q. Does this ROM have Extended/Scrolling screenshot?
    A. No, extended screenshot was implemented using an app extracted and modified from manufacturer firmware/system images and is proprietary as well. It led to the closing of many ROM's sources on GitHub.

    Q. Does this ROM have FaceUnlock?
    A. No, FaceUnlock was also an app extracted and modified from some manufacturers. Even Google removed the Trusted Face (FaceUnlock) feature for security reasons on Android 9.0/10.x. Adding the modified feature did the same to ROM sources as described above.

    Q. Can you add (insert favorite weather provider)?
    A. No, we cannot add more weather providers as the implementations change and we (the ROM) now have to pay for most services, and that is not cheap, so we decided to use the best free service that we could find, the only way to add your own is for users to apply for their own API key to use their preferred service.

    Q. Does this ROM have private official builds with the above proprietary libs included?
    A. No, we believe in open source software, this way users know what's in the build and can replicate it themselves, all official builds are built on our build servers using the public sources from GitHub, and no one can (or would) add their own private sources to the build.

    Using the ROM:

    Q. Do I need to provide a logcat if I'm reporting a bug?
    A. If you want it to be fixed faster (or at all) then yes, you should definitely provide a logcat AND the model name. (Note: Please just link the logcat from your GDrive, Dropbox, etc. Do not post the content here. Thanks.)

    Q. How do I get a logcat, what type should I get, and more questions that can conveniently be answered by my pre-determined answer?
    A1. Read this thoroughly. Also, here's a good app for getting logs: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tortel.syslog (Root needed).
    A2. If you are already rooted, you can use the built-in feature to make a logcat and provide that. Just look into the others section on the AICP Extras main page.


    instructions.png


    Flashing the ROM:
    Flash Instructions
    //plug in USB while holding VOL+ during boot, make sure charge LED is blue
    //reboot to fastbootd:
    fastboot reboot fastboot
    //flash the ROM:
    fastboot set_active a
    fastboot flash boot boot.img
    fastboot --disable-verity --disable-verification flash vbmeta vbmeta.img
    fastboot --disable-verity --disable-verification flash vbmeta_system vbmeta_system.img
    fastboot erase metadata // only on first install, ignore on upgrading
    fastboot delete-logical-partition product_a
    fastboot delete-logical-partition system_a // so that fastboot won't complain about disk space
    fastboot create-logical-partition product_a 0 // size is 0, will auto-resize during flash
    fastboot flash product product.img
    fastboot create-logical-partition system_a 0
    fastboot flash system system.img
    //erase userdata:
    fastboot erase userdata // also only on first install
    //boot the ROM:
    fastboot reboot

    Install GApps manually via root explorer, i recommend FlameGApps

    sources.png


    If you want to contribute to AICP, or if you want to see what is being worked on/merged, feel free to visit our Gerrit code review system. (Link is at the bottom!!!)

    Kernel source:
    https://androidfilehost.com/?fid=2188818919693788975 (Prebuilt Kernel).
    Device tree source:

    ROM & Additional links:
    AICP's Homepage
    AICP Download page for official builds and media content
    My Telegram Chat


    Information:
    ROM OS Version:
    12.1
    Kernel: 4.19
    ROM {Firmware|Vendor} required: 11
    Status:
    STABLE

    You want to see a "normal" night at the "DEV office", click here!!
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    I for one appreciate your great work but instead of so many roms you should better concetrate on the existing and fixing any issues they might have.
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    I for one appreciate your great work but instead of so many roms you should better concetrate on the existing and fixing any issues they might have.
    Very true, I'm waiting for a new rom to come, I'll be officially maintaining that, but AICP was one of my favourite so I released that, and I am working on getting ROMs to boot on Stock A12 with Dylan Neve