README.txt
author Nick Alexander <nalexander@mozilla.com>
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 15:45:31 -0700
changeset 420463 23330f35f95778ef167c583ddd3e2c99e96198c2
parent 396850 40911fc4bf7eff4f84add35cceb3a67d69a6e75a
child 471566 3c5ec0ff49dc7239a6e72d311e04b047ad6d50fc
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Bug 1255227 - Part 2: Bootstrap and upload android-sdk-linux.tar.xz. r=dustin,sebastian Before this patch, we used the Gradle sdk-manager-plugin to download and install Android SDKs and other dependencies. This plugin is now deprecated; the main dependency downloading functionality has been incorporated into the Android-Gradle build plugin. Unfortunately, it's been incorporated into newer versions that in turn require newer toolchains than we currently support, so we can't use the new functionality immediately. Rather than replace sdk-manager-plugin with equivalent Gradle-based functionality, this ticket uses recently added bootstrap functionality to bootstrap the Android SDK during the dependencies task. It then _uses_ that SDK to run the dependency fetching task, _produces_ an android-sdk-linux.tar.xz, and then _uploads_ the new artifact as a private artifact, ready to be pushed into tooltool. This avoids engineers building this critical part of the toolchain locally themselves, and will also feed into ongoing work to push toolchain artifacts into build jobs in Task Cluster. MozReview-Commit-ID: B6FC0ugaCef

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