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Installing Apps on external sdcard in Lollipop

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I am trying to install 3p apps on external sdcard. I see considerable change in Volume.cpp between JB and Lollipop like removal of bind mounting concept. I tried reverting back the changes but I get the following issues

E/Vold ( 144): Error creating imagefile (Read-only file system)
E/Vold ( 144): ASEC image file creation failed (Read-only file system)

What changes do I need to do in current Vold code to enable 3p Apps installation on external sdcard.

posted Mar 10, 2015 by anonymous

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