Changelog for Magisk 17.1 and Magisk Manager 5.9.1

Magisk v17.1/17.0

  • [General] Bring back install to inactive slot for OTAs on A/B devices
  • [Script] Remove system based root in addon.d
  • [Script] Add proper addon.d-v2 for preserving Magisk on custom ROMs on A/B devices
  • [Script] Enable KEEPVERITY when the device is using system_root_image
  • [Script] Add hexpatch to remove Samsung defex in new Oreo kernels
  • [Daemon] Support non ext4 filesystems for mirrors (system/vendor)
  • [MagiskSU] Make pts sockets always run in dev_pts secontext, providing all terminal emulator root shell the same power as adb shells
  • [MagiskHide] Kill all processes with same UID of the target to workaround OOS embryo optimization
  • [MagiskInit] Move all sepolicy patches pre-init to prevent Pixel 2 (XL) boot service breakdown

Magisk Manager v5.9.1

  • No more on boot notifications
  • Support new mechanism for installing to inactive slot for OTAs on A/B devices
  • Fix restore Magisk Manager settings on Android P
  • Verify existing file checksums to prevent unnecessary re-downloads
  • Update SNET extension to use new Google API, fix “Invalid Response” errors
  • Move fingerprint settings to magisk database to prevent the settings to be easily removed
  • Fingerprint settings are now guarded with fingerprint authentications before it can get changed
  • Prevent any files to be downloaded to /sdcard/MagiskManager

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