[guardian-dev] Big changes coming for root apps in 4.5/5.0 ?

ShootAKite at riseup.net ShootAKite at riseup.net
Wed Jan 22 14:15:52 EST 2014

This is a SELinux problem not a root apps problem.  There are lots of
ways to root an Android device and I haven't been able to use SuperSU to
root in a while.  I mostly just use SuperSU to uninstall root so I can
run root-detection apps like Good Enterprise.  You will always be able
to get around SELinux by installing a custom ROM in the bootloader
before SELinux loads,  (I prefer TWRP installed using Heimdall).  Then
you can flash a Custom ROM which is already rooted and disable SELinux. 
Piece of cake!

On 01/22/2014 12:31 PM, Chris Croome wrote:
> Hi
> On Wed 22-Jan-2014 at 09:42:34AM -0800, Josh Steiner wrote:
>> Chainfire (of SuperSU fame) has a post about changes coming up in the
>> next major Android version that could cause some trouble for Guardian
>> apps that exec binaries as root from the /data/ dir:
>> https://plus.google.com/+Chainfire/posts/Lyhjzu1z9s1
> Also there doesn't seem to be a very good resolution to the problem
> su'ing to root in 4.3, see:
> https://github.com/guardianproject/lildebi/issues/83
> All the best
> Chris

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