Just a few days ago, the CyanogenMod team informed us that their new servers - capable of building CM9 in nine minutes (although the majority of devices are limited to CM7) and purchased through generous donations - were just about ready to start cranking out nightly builds for supported devices. According the CM download site, the first wave of these nightly builds seems to have hit.

Definition: A "nightly" is a bleeding edge release that is built on a daily basis, usually at night after a full day's worth of new code has been committed.

It could oftentimes be unstable and not properly tested, lacking any changelogs, but eventually evolving into alphas, betas, release candidates, and finally stable releases.

Updates seemed to have rolled out for most devices, while a few are conspicuously missing; possibly abandoned by their maintainer, but more likely some are still being built and will be released shortly. You can find the nightly build for your device if it's available, but remember - these builds are not finished products, so they may not be completely stable. Also important to note is that the team may take a few more days before these builds are actually coming out on a predictable, consistent basis, so they may not be so nightly after all.


  • http://twitter.com/redbullcat Phil Oakley

    Still nothing for the Sensation :(

    • Robert Oliveira

      I keep waiting for ICS on my EVO 4G, but I'm about to give up hope. I don't think it will be supported. It's probably the hardware that's the issue. At any rate, my upgrade to a Galaxy Nexus or HTC One X is right around the corner. Best of luck with your Sensation!

      • comGhost69

        AOKP has ICS for the EVO. Works well too.

        • Robert Oliveira

           I did try AOKP but it was a disaster for my EVO. Slowed things down substantially and I had a lot of FCs. My upgrade on Sprint is very soon, so I'm satisfied to wait it out. :)

  • Brian Knapp

    Still hoping that the G2 will see a CM ICS release...

  • Sean Donovan

    if u were to look at the jenkins log, u will notice that a few of them built wrong, thats why theres a few missing...

  • Lou

    No G2 yet?!?

    Don't let me down bros!!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/rwramo Rick Ramo

    Servers are up again, great news.  Took in one of those AT&T off the wall deals for a $20.00 refurb i727.  So far this one (second phone) has worked flawlessly mechanicaly.  The updater plugged gingerbread with the .6 I read was more difficult to root (oh joy).  The old Aria (HTC Liberty) went out on eBay last week.  I'm shocked it sold for $150.00.

  • Ahmed

    Can anyone help me... i have a nexus one phone and currently have 7.1 stable.. the list shows that nexus has a new nightly but it is of cm7. what about that?? isn't it an old nightly?


    • Yuripg1

      "cm-7" just means "gingerbread branch" and "cm-9" means "ics branch".
      It's just to differentiate both version, but I assure you "cm-7" is 7.2 NIGHTLY

      • Ahmed

         But there is a 7.2 RC... i think that RC comes after nightly..

        • CordellCollins

          RC is after nighty, alpha, and beta

        • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

          Nightlies can continue to come out in parallel with alphas, betas, RCs, and final releases. They are just builds off the latest code every night.

  • dimitris

    please make cm10 for the vodafone smart 2 thanks