UICC Carrier Privileges
Carriers now have a mechanism to grant special privileges for APIs relevant to the Universal Integrated Circuit Card (UICC) owner’s apps. This mechanism provides a secure and flexible way to manage apps from the Mobile Network Operator (MNO).
Audio MIDI Updates
Repo Version 1.22 Checksum
The SHA-1 checksum for Repo 1.22 has been posted to enable verification and use of the latest version of the tool.
Build Numbers for Nexus Devices
New build tags and branches have been published for Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (flo/deb), Nexus 9 (volantis/volantisg), Nexus 10, and Nexus Player.
Power Reorganization and Additions
AddressSanitizer and Native Debugging Instructions
The AddressSanitizer tool for detecting memory bugs in native Android code is documented for the first time in a dedicated page. Similarly, the main Debugging page now contains instructions for debuggerd, GDB, and Valgrind.
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