July 1, 2022

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A novelty in Android 13 was created by Huawei

A novelty in Android 13 was created by Huawei

The Google she plans Include the enhanced read-only file system (EROFS) in Android 13, making it the default read-only system.

This file system was created by Huawei It offers significant advantages over current file systems, such as compression and speed.

Huawei developed EROFS to be embedded in the Linux kernel, and it has been used on millions of Huawei and non-Huawei devices.

Google is now planning to convert them into files The default file system for read-only partitions, Like the ones used in the Android core.

Since the system partition is usually read-only, it is interesting to save space on files that only change when a system update is performed. However, most compression systems have significant performance problems. This is the limitation that EROFS specifically addresses.

Change will only affect Devices running Android 13 by default And only those who have Google services built in. This means that devices with AOSP (Android Open Source Project) will not use EROFS.

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