i had installed standard f-droid on my (unofficial) lineage 7.1.2.
i tried to install it with privileged app, so:
-flashed this with TWRP: https://f-droid.org/packages/org.fdroid.fdroid.privileged.ota/
-found f-droid installed as system app with also this app installed as priv-app: https://f-droid.org/packages/org.fdroid.fdroid.privileged/
so everything seems fine.
f-droid want to update with the last version.
if i update as f-droid app suggest, will it remains as system app?
i’m asking because with playstore happened that updated system app became user-app.
sorry for the dumb question.
As any system app, it can update just fine, but it won’t update the /system/ .APK directly.
Do try and see it for yourself.
Thanks for your reply.
I think if I update f-droid (1.3.1 installed) It will be moved from /system to /data, so that It will not be a system app anymore, right?
Is there a way to update f-droid and leave It as system app?
No, it won’t be moved…please update and see for yourself
i updated, now I have F-droid.apk in /system/app/F-droid/ and a base.apk in /data/app/org.fdroid.fdroid-1/
is it correct? is still system app?
thanks again, i’m a newbie in this…
Yes, that’s the way system apps updates work, base in /system…updates in /app
I would like ti update the privileged extension app (https://f-droid.org/packages/org.fdroid.fdroid.privileged.ota/)
Since i flashed the first time, do i need to also flash the update or can i update with f-droid like a normal app?
Thanks in advance
Just update as usual, F-Droid the app will update just fine.