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Android Developer Alliance

To get started with Android Developer Alliance Roms, you'll need to get familiar with Git and Repo.

Register an account on our Gerrit

First you need to generate an sshkey

At a terminal window type

ssh-keygen

then hit enter through the prompts...

browse to ~/.ssh by running:

cd ~/.ssh

and copy your sshkey with:

cat id_rsa.pub

copy what is shown to your clipboard

Go to our Gerrit Review Site

Upper right hand corner hit 'register' Select with google/yahoo account and signin Select a Name Select a username <!write this down!> a.k.a <gerrit.username> Paste the ssh key you got from the last step of 'Generate a sshkey' Your Done!!

Initializing a Build Environment

Installing the JDK The Sun JDK is no longer in Ubuntu's main package repository. In order to download it, you need to add the appropriate repository and indicate to the system which JDK should be used.

sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://archive.canonical.com/ lucid partner"
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jdk

Installing required packages

64-bit (recommended)

sudo apt-get install git-core gnupg flex bison gperf build-essential \
zip curl zlib1g-dev libc6-dev lib32ncurses5-dev ia32-libs \
x11proto-core-dev libx11-dev lib32readline-gplv2-dev lib32z-dev \
libgl1-mesa-dev g++-multilib mingw32 tofrodos python-markdown \
libxml2-utils xsltproc

On Ubuntu 10.10:

sudo ln -s /usr/lib32/mesa/libGL.so.1 /usr/lib32/mesa/libGL.so

On Ubuntu 11.10:

sudo ln -s /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libX11.so.6 /usr/lib/i386-linux-gnu/libX11.so

Create the Directories

You will need to set up some directories in your build environment.

To create them run:

mkdir -p ~/bin 

mkdir -p ~/ada

Install the Repository

Enter the following to download make executable the "repo" binary:

curl https://dl-ssl.google.com/dl/googlesource/git-repo/repo > ~/bin/repo

chmod a+x ~/bin/repo

You may need to reboot for these changes to take effect.

Now enter the following to initialize the repository:

cd ~/ada

Repositories:

Before you continue --> run this in the terminal

git config --global review.review.androiddeveloperalliance.org.username <gerrit username>

repo init -u git://github.com/AndroidDeveloperAlliance/manifest.git -b jb

repo sync

Building the System

The basic sequence of build commands is as follows: Initialize Initialize the environment with the envsetup.sh script. Note that replacing "source" with a single dot saves a few characters, and the short form is more commonly used in documentation.

. build/envsetup.sh
lunch

Enter the number of the build you want to start and press enter

Build the Code:

make ada

Submitting Patches

Patches are always welcome! Please submit your patches via AndroidDeveloperAlliance Gerrit! You can do this by using these commands:

(From root android directory)
. build/envsetup.sh
(Go to the repo you are patching, make your changes and commit) and use
repo upload .
to upload your patches

Make your changes and commit with a detailed message, starting with what you are working with (i.e. vision: Update Kernel) Commit your patches in a single commit. Squash multiple commit using this command: git rebase -i HEAD~<# of commits>

To view the status of your and others' patches, visit AndroidDeveloperAlliance Code Review

If you have any issues please contact blueharford through rootzwiki.com PM or #AndroidDeveloperAlliance irc on freenode

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