I currently use f-droid app v1.7.1. My update strategy is to stay one behind the last minor release. Following that strategy I should update to 1.9 now.
But: I refuse to update the f-droid app for month now because it requires additional SD card access permissions:
I wonder how the f-droid app could work until now? The app must hold cache information about all installed/available apps on the device. I looked at the changelog and the only entry regarding permission is “handle API 29 split permission”?
I’ve a lot of apps that require additional SD card access permission when using a new version:
I use OSM with offline data available on the SD card, but now OSM requests additional SD card access permission:
The same applies to Bromite, even on the same minor release it requests additional SD card access permission:
Is someone able to help me and shine some light on it?