Usacomp2k3 wrote:Thanks for the clarification. I was missing that extra layer. So in the case of the Pixel, Google is providing both layers, but for the S9, Google is providing the lowest layer and Samsung provides the next layer?
I guess the follow-up question is can security updates be made to the lowest layer independent of the higher layer? Sounds like not.
Project Treble is supposed to materially move the needle in the right direction. It will take some time before most devices are upgraded/bought to support the baseline Oreo for the impact to show.
Still, carriers may still be a problem.