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Is root needed to write to /data/local

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Trel, May 4, 2010.

  1. Trel

    Trel Well-Known Member
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    I know I don't need to remount to do so, but is root required to write to /data/local ?
     

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  2. Fadelight

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  3. Trel

    Trel Well-Known Member
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    so that means anyone can use custom boot animations then? nice
     
  4. Fadelight

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    Indeed. adb is all they need.

    Code (Text):
    1. adb push bootanimation.zip /data/local
    viola, a new boot animation.
     

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