This is pulled from the CyanogenMod site and modified to build for the Cliq/Dext

Prepare the Build EnvironmentEdit

NOTE: You only need to do these steps the first time you build. If you previously prepared your build environment, skip to Copy proprietary files

Install the ADBEdit

Install the Android SDK.

Install the Build PackagesEdit

Install using the package manager of your choice:

For 32-bit & 64-bit systems:

 sudo apt-get install git-core gnupg flex bison gperf libsdl1.2-dev libesd0-dev libwxgtk2.6-dev squashfs-tools build-essential zip curl libncurses5-dev zlib1g-dev sun-java6-jdk pngcrush schedtool

For 64-bit only systems:

 sudo apt-get install g++-multilib lib32z1-dev lib32ncurses5-dev lib32readline5-dev gcc-4.3-multilib g++-4.3-multilib

NOTE: gcc-4.3-multilib g++-4.3-multilib is no longer available for Ubuntu 11.04 64-bit, but should still build without issue.

NOTE: On Ubuntu 10.10, and variants, you need to enable the parter repository to install sun-java6-jdk:

 add-apt-repository "deb maverick partner"

Create the DirectoriesEdit

You will need to set up some directories in your build environment. To create them:

 mkdir -p ~/bin
 mkdir -p ~/android/system

Install the RepositoryEdit

Enter the following to download make executable the "repo" binary:

 curl > ~/bin/repo
 chmod a+x ~/bin/repo

NOTE: You may need to reboot for these changes to take effect. Now enter the following to initialize the repository:

 cd ~/android/system/
 repo init -u git:// -b gingerbread
 repo sync -j16

Copy proprietary filesEdit

NOTE: This only needs done the first time you build. If you have already done these steps, you may skip to Download RomManager. You will need to have a Morrison with a working copy of CyanogenMod install and ADB working on the computer. This script will copy the proprietary files from the device.

Connect the device to the computer and ensure that ADB is working properly.

 cd ~/android/system/device/motorola/morrison/

NOTE: If some hardware isn't working, like camcorder or FM radio, you will need to find the updated prop blobs.

Download RomManagerEdit

NOTE: This only needs to be done when an update to RomManager is released. If you are-up-to date, you may skip to Building CyanogenMod. Download RomManager which is needed by the build:


Building CyanogenModEdit

Check for updatesEdit

First, check for updates in the source:

 cd ~/android/system/
 repo sync

Configure Build & CompileEdit

Now, the environment must be configured to build and the ROM compiled, from code, for the Morrison.

 . build/ && brunch morrison


  1. Copy your .zip file from ~/android/system/out/target/product/morrison/ to the root of the SD card.
    1. Optional: Download Google Apps for CyanogenMod 7 and place it on the root of the SD card.
  2. Flash both of these .zip files from recovery.

Generic BuildEdit

Want to try something fun? For a generic Android build:

 . build/
 lunch generic_morrison-eng
 make -jX bacon

Where "X" is the number of jobs make will build simultaneously (generally, this should be the number of cores your processor has).

With this configuration, you will produce a generic Android OS. No CM apps. The only issue is that settings will have an inoperable "CyanogenMod Settings" selection.