Huawei Update Extractor
After messing around a bit with the perl tools available for extracting Huawei update.app files,
i got the idea to create an own (windows) tool. Requirements
.Net Framework 3.5 Install
Extract the content of the zip to a folder somewhere on your system.
I'm planning to create an installer sometime. Usage
Press the browse (...) button and select an update.app file. Select a device or unknown and press on the open button.
You'll see the content of the update.app file in the listview.
Select one or more files and right click. Choose Extract selected from the context menu.
Choose the ouput folder and press ok.
Or just right click on the list and select Extract all, choose the output folder again and press ok.
Press close on the extract window.
You can sort the list on sequence, filename and size. Just press on the desired column header.
HuaweiUpdateExtractor extract input output [profile]
HuaweiUpdateExtractor repack input output profile
The profiles.xml file is used to identify the files in the update.app file. Every file in the update.app has a sequence or type, which is also
shown in the list. Those sequences or types are used to identify the file/device partition.
<Profile name="Unknown" author="worstenbrood">
<Profile name="Huawei G510-0100" author="worstenbrood">
<File sequence="00000000" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p17">system.img</File>
<File sequence="40000000" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p13">recovery.img</File>
<File sequence="80000000" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p03">baseband.img</File>
<File sequence="FC000000" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p12">boot.img</File>
<File sequence="70000000" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p16">cust.img</File>
<File sequence="30000000" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p18">userdata.img</File>
<File sequence="FE000000" signature="true">signature</File>
<File sequence="FF000000" checksum="true">crc</File>
<Profile name="Huawei P6" author="worstenbrood">
<File type="system" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p16">system.img</File>
<File type="cache" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p17">cache.img</File>
<File type="cust" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p18">cust.img</File>
<File type="userdata" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p19">userdata.img</File>
<File type="modemimage" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p13">modemimage.img</File>
<File type="boot" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p12">boot.img</File>
<File type="recovery" partition="/dev/block/mmcblk0p11">recovery.img</File>
<File type="md5rsa" signature="true">signature</File>
<File type="crc" checksum="true">crc</File>
- Root tag of the xml file.
- Identifies a device
- attribute name: name of the device
- attribute author: author of the device
- File root tag
- Identifies a file
- attribute sequence: sequence of the file in update.app
- attribute type: type of the file in the update.app
- attribute partition: destination partition on the device
- attribute signature: used to identify the signature file
- attribute checksum: used to identify the checksum file
- value: file name
You can add or edit devices. If you want them to integrate in newer version, pm 'em to me.
I'm gonna make some auto update for the device file somewhere in the future :) Roadmap
- Next version will have repack function, need to do some ui adjustements
- You tell me ... Credits
Zebadger ([email protected]
) for figuring out the file headers S34Qu4K3 for the P6 partition layout Changelog
- Create update zip works now, this requires to have a PERFECT device entry in the devices file. The sequence is used to identify the file AND partition. Only files that have these two will be included in the zip. USE WITH CAUTION, MAKE SURE THE PARTITION IS CORRECT OR YOU'LL END UP FLASHING THE WRONG IMAGES TO THE WRONG PARTITION !! I'M NOT RESPONSAbLE FOR bRICKING YOUR DEVICE! IF YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU'RE DOING, THEN DON'T USE IT!
- Added Type to the filelist (shows INPUT for g510 roms, but shows some useful info on P6 roms)
- Files now can also be identified by the type attribute in devices.xml
- Added P6 device
- Crc check during extract
- Crc check during creating flashable zip
- Added row to see file is flashable
- Added repack
- Added icons and tooltip
- Added settings
- Experimental, no signing on repack, crc file gets generated
- Alot of stuff i forgot
- Added command line options
- Added G300 profile (thx ZeBadger)
- Added detailed info about the file (libmagic) in the tooltip on the extract list. This way it is easier to identify files inside the update.
(see screenshot). It will detect ext/fat/... partitions.
v0.9.7.1 - Alot of devices added in profiles (Credits to ngamyarthar, thanks alot dude!) - Added android boot/recovery image recognition in magic.mgc v0.9.7.2 - Made setup
- v0.9.7.2: HuaweiUpdateExtractor_0.9.7.2_Setup.zip
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