It’s taken quite a bit of time, however the other day finally saw the release of an untethered jailbreak for iOS 8.3. Just days before iOS 8.4 will be offered for iPhones and iPads and with iOS 9 presently in beta testing, the relocate to release a jailbreak for iOS 8.3 at this time might be seen as odd by some, however we make sure the folks behind it – – the TaiG team – understand
exactly what they’re doing. Unfortunately, the release hasn’t been without its debate with some tweaks relatively not prepared for the upgrade to iOS 8.3. One of those, Cydia Substratum, is pretty pivotal to how jailbreak modifies work and having actually been created by Jay Freeman, all eyes are quite on it when a new jailbreak is released. Sadly, once it was found that it wasn’t compatible with iOS 8.3 a game of hot potato began.
Initially, the folks behind the jailbreak itself recommended that Freeman – – or Saurik as he is understood in the community – would need to work to take care of Cydia Substratum himself. That led to Freeman needing to mention that the concern was certainly with the jailbreak itself, with a kernel patch needed in order to get Cydia Substrate and potentially other tweaks working as they should. That repair is now in the process of being executed, which is great news. Unfortunately however, some people are still blaming Freeman for the entire thing.
Saurik had this to state from his end on Twitter:
As people still seem confused: to fix Substrate on iOS 8.3, @taig_jailbreak (not me) will certainly upgrade the jailbreak kernel patch (not Substratum).
As has the tendency to hold true these days, this entire thing has actually been played out via Twitter and Reddit, with Freeman pointing bellyachers at a Weibo post in among his tweets that shows TaiG accepts that the fault is theirs to fix.
For those still upset: TaiG’s last post on Twitter is extremely obsolete; on Weibo they say they are working on an update. http://www.weibo.com/taijiyueyu!.?.! Saurik’s statement on Reddit nevertheless, is as follows: Now we simply need to wait for that repair to be carried out by TaiG and once it is, it will be released as an upgrade on TaiG’s repo on Cydia for those who have already jailbroken, and will certainly be bundled in a brand-new upgrade to TaiG v2 tool for brand-new jailbreakers.
We’ll clearly update you all as quickly as it’s released. Stay tuned!