OnePlus 2 users and developers alike can start downloading the latest kernel source code for the OnePlus flagship smartphone via GitHub, according to a recent announcement on Twitter by OnePlus CEO and co-founder, Carl Pei.
OnePlus 2 kernel source https://t.co/rMRSQfsFSB
— Carl Pei (@getpeid) August 23, 2015
The availability of the new kernel source code should definitely accelerate the development of Android custom ROMs from third-party developers, although it may not be of much use to end users of OnePlus 2. Discerning Android users with enough coding knowledge may try downloading the source code to determine and send their feedback to OnePlus, regarding any untested bugs or broken features that need to be fixed in the forthcoming updates.
OnePlus 2 currently runs Android 5.1.1 out of the box and comes pre-installed with the native OnePlus software, the Oxygen OS. Recently, the handset received a security patch for the Stagefright exploit along with a handful of bug-fixes via Oxygen OS v2.1 over-the-air (OTA) update.
Interested users may go ahead and download the latest Kernel source code for OnePlus 2, using the GitHub source link shared by Carl Pei on Twitter.