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Rhodes tips & tricks
How to rebuild the rhodes gem
git clone https://github.com/rhomobile/rhodes.git cd rhodes git checkout 3-5-stable
make and commit changes if needed, then:
rm -rf * git reset --hard git pull
Copy files where you need it (on a different machine)
gem install -l rhodes-188.8.131.52.2 (version given as an example)
Rhodes Database encryption
Rhodes uses SQLite as database engine on all the supported platforms and, to provide encryption support we use different solutions depending by the target platform.
For Windows Mobile we use the WinCrypt Library The actual implementation is under platform folder on github
Microsoft WinCrypt library support multiple algorithms and we use RC4 in Windows Mobile.
For other operative systems we use the SQLCipher plugin. A look at the crypto.c source file included in the SQLite folder can give more info.
Making a pull request to rhodes…
First of all you need to fork rhodes:
Then you need to be sure that your fork is synced with upstream (this needs to be done before starting making changes), the following guide from GitHub came handy: