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Evolution X 5.8 20210613-1343 Official Polaris Build

Etude Op.11 No.5 with tons of optimizations and security hardenings, zram backing device fix, libperfmgr upstream, GPU default idle timer power hint tweak, June's security patch, and other features!

Device Specific Changes:

  • Etude kernel: Op.11 No.5
    • Linux 4.9.272
    • CAF tag LA.UM.9.3.r1-02100-sdm845.0
    • ported UFS health sysfs node from crosshatch
    • enabled DualSense controller driver which includes support for the latest PlayStation 5 controller
    • security hardening backport: Clang’s zero initialization of stack variables
    • set cortex a-75 as target for architecture-specific optimizations
    • enabled RELR relocation and reduced kernel binary size slightly
    • enabled Clang’s -Wtautological-compare and fixed lots of incorrect checks in qcom’s code
    • used proper null pointer checks across the kernel tree
    • synaptics and ft5x46 touchscreen: switched to qcom drm notifier
    • ft5x46 touchscreen: use pm_qos_request to reduce input latency in irq handler
    • moved kgsl_3d_init to async probe
    • validate dsi command size before sending command
    • silenced a harmless error log in qpnp-smb2
    • wireguard: 1.0.20210606
    • some upstream improvements of lz4
    • DO NOT use a third party kernel without proper support for Pixel thermal hal
  • Fixed the initialization of zram backing device and cleaned up the init script
  • Added a property for libperfmgr’s powerhint file name
  • Reduced the default GPU idle timer to 70ms in powerhint
    • this aligns with the kernel default value after ms-to-jiffies conversion
  • Dropped some duplicated or non-existent init code

Evolution X Updates:

  • June’s security patch
  • Added lock screen background blur
  • Status bar notification and music ticker
  • Customizable rounded corner radius
  • Some new icons
  • OS navbar styles for button navigation

Gapps, vendor and firmware are included. Dirty flash may be fine if you are on my previous Evolution X build.

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