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Android Native Libraries In Root Context

November 14th, 2013 Comments off

As usual, I am jumping around from one side project to the next, always looking for the next shiny object. A repeat of a Broadcom networking bug on my new HTC One, lead me to want to be able to dig into the underlying network packets. There are a number of pieces to this project that are completely new to me, including building native code libraries (libpcap) and executing code as a root user on-device to allow libpcap to access the low-level networking stack.
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