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v4.2.10(40210) get us ready for another production release. A few bugfixes, database and translation updates.

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I'm not quite happy with how the clutter report system is currently working. Currently SD Maid just posts content of the apps report form to a database on my server and I look through the reports via a script.

I'm looking for ideas on how to make this easier for people to use, but at the same time reduce spam and help me out a bit with managing it.

I'm regularly getting good reports from a few users, but about 80% is non-sense. I really don't mean honest mistakes, but random button mashing, people saying I should stop the hackers on their phone, virus scan this file or just insults.

I'm currently enjoying the idea of moving this to Github too.
SD Maid would prepopulate a ticket with message content+title and the reporter would just press have to press submit.
This would require a Github account, but if you are logged into Github on your devices browser, you wouldn't have to login again.
This makes reports more transparent, allow discussion of reports that might cause issues, as well as give me better managing tools.

Would this be too cumbersome?
Would this reduce the amount of weird reports?
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Sounds like it would be a good idea, would stop the random reports
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I'm gradually adding support plural translations.
Example:
https://crowdin.com/translate/sdmaid/41/enus-de#2116
In German there are two cases, but depending on which language you are translating you are able to specify additional cases (e.g. case "paucal" in polish).

Only one string so far, but if there are issues let me know. I'll add more over the the next updates.

https://developer.android.com/guide/topics/resources/string-resource.html#Plurals
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Much needed in Croatian. Thanks
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Weekend update, v4.2.7(40207)

Various fixes and improvements to core functions. The settings have been remade, mainly to fix issues with Android N, but while I was at it I also did some restructuring. Scheduler should be a bit more reliable on low memory devices.

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Fixed the settings issue and pushed v4.2.8.
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SD Maid v4.2.5 is currently rolling out as new stable version.

Notable:
* New AppCleaner filter for WhatsApp received files
* New targets for the AppCleaner advertisement filter
* Fixed UI glitch when opening SD Maid on a cold start
* Fixed system app uninstall failing due to false positive match
* Fixed AppCleaner exclusions not working correctly in combination with the "freeStorageAndNotify" option being turned off.
* The search pathes for the Biggest tool have been reset to prepare for support of multiple locations.

Check the full changelog for detailed changes:
http://sdmaid.darken.eu/changelog

Rollout starts at 5% should reach full rollout in 2-3 days, if you don't want to wait:
http://sdmaid.darken.eu/download

If you want to help me improve SD Maid:
http://sdmaid.darken.eu/issues
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+darken I understood you, that there is a test version to fix problems with the launch of the widget? When the Database Scan is disabled, but it is run? Well, I agree check. My mail gothicman1974@gmail.com
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v4.2.5(40205) is nothing fancy, but ensures smooth behavior :).

Got a few clutter database updates, various crash fixes (mostly UI raceconditions) and the AppCleaner now also targets hidden advertisement cache from the ad network "Vungle" which seems to download video ads and store them outside of cache folders...(Ty +Brandon Giesing for the report).

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Thank you darken.
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I'm looking for people with a Huawei P8 Lite (ALE-L21) at 5.0.1. I've got reports that the 'freeStorageAndNotify' trick does not work and would like some more confirmations. Does anyone else experience this issue?

https://github.com/d4rken/sdmaid-public/issues/402
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+darken​ hopefully google will "unfix" this in a future update.
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v4.2.9(40209) bugfixes and better behavior.

Some remarks:
Some string support for plurals will be introduced. Using actual singular and plurals instead of "day(s)" is going to look much more polished. Thanks to all the translators for joining me in this effort.

Actions dealing with read-only mounts might have failed on some CM13 based ROMs, this should be fixed with this version (e.g. uninstalling system apps).

The Explorer should navigate a bit more consistently now, especially on unrooted devices. Previously the UI just assumed for certain locations if they can be accessed. Now the action proceeds to the Explorer's worker instance, which will actually attempt all that is possible to read it and then also return a real error message if it fails for some reason. There are many many edge cases to this on the different ROMs so let me know this works for you.

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Sunday night beta v4.2.6(40206).

Interesting bits:
Added support for the location /vendor which fixes issues with uninstalling some system apps.
https://github.com/d4rken/sdmaid-public/issues/410

I changed the way SD Maid sanitizes data for shell input, to correctly support unicode characters such as emoji (because some apps use emoji for filenames...). A nice sideeffect of this is that the new way of sanitizing input is also a lot faster than the previous approach saving us time on all actions that execute shell commands, which is basically all of them. This will be most notable when running many single commands, e.g. during deletion.
https://github.com/d4rken/sdmaid-public/issues/408

Since Android N apis are now final and apps using them can be published on Google Play, this version is now build against API24.

This version also fixes the AppCleaner not finding all items in private storage if the directory permissions offer o+r (world readable).
https://github.com/d4rken/sdmaid-public/issues/413

The debugging menu was moved and changed, see:
https://github.com/d4rken/sdmaid-public/wiki/Reporting-a-bug#debugrun-log


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I'm happy about the increased user participation on the issue tracker!
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Should we move the AppCleaner filter configuration to the settings?
Would love to hear some arguments for/against if you have the spare time.
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+darken I toggle ones on and off more than once a week.

Where did I say combine General and Advanced? I said that they are miscategorized. How many average users are going to turn off hitting the back button twice to exit (heck, do any users?)

Help and Contribute would be perfect to combine. Think of it like all the Google apps do for instance (like Play Music). There's a Help and Feedback option that opens help and displays contact info. In this case, it would be help and links to places to contribute. Heck if you still want some separation, separate by a divider not a whole extra page.

That's why I suggested moving tool-specific settings to the tool itself and it would any extra space because like how the filter button opens a tabbed page for the filters, now you would replace the filter button with a gear icon that opens the filters and any settings for that tool.

Plus it would be less pages not more! The settings that move from Settings to each tool would be the same amount of pages just in a different location, System and App Cleaner would actually lose an extra page each as it's combined with the new settings button instead instead of the filter page and the settings page, General Settings would be gone and just placed on the main settings screen removing an extra page, etc.

And even though you would be adding 2 new pages for Locations and Permissions, you would at the same time be removing more than 5 pages and what are essentially duplicate settings.

Nope it wouldn't be a separate settings page and a one in each tool as the tools settings are permanently moved to each tool simplifying the whole app settings.

Essentially the issue isn't the settings being in the wrong place or not being discoverable but there's too many that seems like they would only be used by 1% of people but otherwise just complicate the code base and that too many separate settings pages when a lot of them could be combined with each other or put on the main Settings page, not another layer deep.
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v4.2.4(40204) serves us a few bugfixes, as well as translation and database updates.

http://sdmaid.darken.eu/download
http://sdmaid.darken.eu/changelog
http://sdmaid.darken.eu/issues

(v3.1.5.3 is also on the way with an updated database)
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v3.1.5.3 is in rollout now btw.
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