Koushik Dutta of ClockworkMod, ROM Manager and Carbon (Backup) fame continues his long standing contributions to the Android community with his latest creation, ClockworkMod SuperUser. Currently in beta, eventually there will be an installation process in the APK itself, but for now it must be flashed either via ROM Manager or manually via recovery.
There's a few headline features to speak of, the first of which is that unlike the Chainfire SuperUser offerings, this one is open-sourced with the full code available for download from Koush's Github. Also on board is support for the multi-user option found in Android 4.2. Impressive. Equally impressive is that this one version is compatible with both ARM and x86, with Koush claiming "magic" in getting it working.
The impressive full feature set reads as follows:
- Multiuser support
- Open source
- Leverages Android's permission model
- Logging (and per app logging)
- Pretty UI
- PIN Protection
- Request Timeout
- Customize notifications
- x86 and ARM support
- Handle concurrent su requests properly
- NDK clean
Follow the source link below or head on into ROM Manager on your rooted device to flash a copy and take a look for yourselves. Click on further past the break for a demo video of ClockworkMod SuperUser in action.
Source: +Koushik Dutta
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