Presentation at Embedded Linux Convention 2015 by Andrew Boie from Intel Company.
AOSP is distributed with the supply code and instruments for full (entire picture) and incremental (binary patch) safe over-the-air (OTA) software program updates, particularly an alternate boot goal Restoration Console, the updater logic itself, and instruments to create software program updates. There isn’t any publicly out there documentation for the way this mechanism is meant to be built-in. This presentation offers an in depth end-to-end description of how software program updates are created, digitally signed, and utilized to the machine. It features a dialogue on the plug-in structure and Edify language which permits builders to customise the OTA updates with platform-specific options. That is an up to date model of a chat offered at ABS in 2012, with particulars on new OTA options together with block-level OTA updates in Lollipop.
Andrew Boie is a software program engineer and scrum grasp for the Intel Android-IA undertaking hosted on 01.org, which goals to assist Android on Intel Core and Atom platforms. Previous to working at Intel Andrew labored for Garmin Worldwide as an engineering staff lead on Android Eclair-based Nuvifone tasks. He spoke at ABS 2011 on the subject of Android OTA Software program Updates.