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Re: RFS: smali-1/1.4.2-1 [ITP]

Hi Markus,

Hans has been reviewing the packages (including WALA), but thank you anyway :D

Kai-Chung Yan

2017-02-20 16:22 GMT+08:00 Markus Koschany <apo@debian.org>:
> On 20.02.2017 09:03, 殷啟聰 wrote:
>> Hi Markus,
>> That makes sense, I'll rename it to libsmali-1-java and move it to
>> android-tools. Although I think it would also make sense if you had
>> put libsmali-java in pkg-java in the first place, since it's just a
>> Java library.
> Smali is a build-dependency of Apktool and was once included in its
> source tarball. Since both packages are Android specific I thought they
> would be a better fit in android-tools.
>> Both WALA and Jack use APIs in dexlib that are removed in dexlib2.
>> When I was trying patching the code I got thousands of compilation
>> errors. I suppose dexlib2 must has lots of breaking changes, although
>> I'm not familiar with the library.
>> Even if I'm familiar with the library, I can't make sure that no bugs
>> are introduced.
>> Due to such vast changes between the 2 major versions, third-party
>> projects might not consider migrating to dexlib2 anytime soon.
> Ok, then please also rename the binary package and I'll take a look at it.
> Regards,
> Markus

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