Mi 5 kernel source code was awaited by frustrated kernel hackers and tech savvy xaomi fans.
The beauty of GPL licence is when an Android device manufacturer releases a smartphone, they are legally and ethically obligated to release the source code as well.
Release of MI 5 kernel source code
Xiaomi’s Mi 5 released in China in April 2016 and it hadn’t released the source code yet until a few hours back.
Xiaomi is an awesome phone company but MIUI is not for everybody. Some like things custom. It’s a good news for developers starting to make this device more amazing.