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Saurik Says Updates Are Coming in the ‘Relatively Near Future’, Warns Against Installing His Packages on Electra

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Saurik Says Updates Are Coming in the ‘Relatively Near Future’, Warns Against Installing His Packages on Electra

With the entirety that’s going on in recent years in the jailbreak group nowadays, it’d be an irony to mention that folks need to know what’s going down with Saurik and the iOS 11 update for Cydia and Cellular Substrate that he mentioned on Reddit a number of weeks in the past.

 The remark follows a topic encountered by means of Electra jailbreakers who up to date to a brand new APT construct not too long ago driven. Saurik warns to not set up any of the applications he pushes if jailbroken with Electra.

Unsurprisingly, he gained’t improve unofficial variations of Cydia or their dependencies and recommends that Electra customers don’t set up any of his legit updates for the sake of jailbreak steadiness.
FWIW, folks the use of Electra are necessarily the use of a fork of the entirety I’ve ever achieved that used to be put in combination by means of coolstar without a concept to how it could have an effect on anything I’m running on or shall be freeing, both in the close to long run or in the far away long run; so, if you have got put in Electra, I might strongly counsel by no means putting in any of the applications I push going ahead: I've achieved no checking out with Electra nor do I've any pastime in any respect in spending time I don’t in point of fact have to take a look at to determine methods to take care of compatibility with Electra.

The brand new model of Cydia I’m going to be pushing will almost certainly no longer paintings with out the new model of Substrate, and I’m beautiful certain the new model of Substrate I’m going to be pushing will no longer paintings on Electra (it indubitably doesn’t paintings on LiberiOS, which is a “vaguely supported improve trail”; it's conceivable it is going to kind of “part” paintings on Electra, and there’s one design choice which would possibly permit it to kind of paintings, however I’ve been leaning against two different ways of doing it that I have already got running, considered one of which merely may just no longer ever serve as accurately on Electra and the different one that merely is assuming a bootstrap procedure this is based totally on the Cydia jailbreak as a substitute of on Electra).
What this boils right down to is: when you’ve used Electra to jailbreak your iOS 11.0-11.1.2 tool, then you definately shouldn’t run to Saurik for lend a hand with Cydia or dependency-related issues. As a substitute, he advises directing any Electra-related inquiries to CoolStar.

Saurik additionally notes that the new model of Cydia almost certainly may not paintings with out the new model of Substrate and the new model of Substrate most probably won't paintings on Electra. 

At this level in time, jailbreakers can both proceed looking forward to Saurik’s legit releases or leap the gun with CoolStar’s Electra jailbreak device. The verdict is in the long run as much as you to make, however you will have to take a look at the large image and believe all choices earlier than deciding.


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