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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by youdoofus, May 24, 2011.

  1. youdoofus

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    so dak
    whats in the dalvik exactly?
     

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    Were you expecting an answer from me? :p

    Let me google that for you

    Actually if you look at the second result you will see your king himself answers the question, (yes cyanogen) :)
     
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    Simple explanation:

    When Android starts up, the DalvikVM looks thru all of your applications (.apk files) and frameworks, and builds a tree of dependencies. It uses this dependency tree to optimize the bytecode for every application and stores it in the Dalvik cache. The applications are then run using the optimized bytecode. This is why when you install a new ROM, sometimes it takes a very long time to boot for the first time. Any time an application (or framework library) changes, it's reoptimized and the cache is updated

    from cyanogen
     
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    so dak
    thanks!! im at work and the stupid net-nannys here dont let me look at 99% of sites. oddly, it lets me in here tho LOL i suppose i coulda looked on my device lol
     
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    It is a small computer...
     
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    so dak
    with a nifty touch screen interface no less :)
     
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    Lol
     
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    Yay I got to use it. sadly i couldnt hide it with a nifty (nifty yeah like its 1950) hyperlink, it wasnt showing up that day for me...?
     
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    so dak
    hey, i coulda said like uhhhh spiffy or groovy or awesome which soulda covered the 60's 70's and 80's too lol
     
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