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* source package names are named after the git repository, prefixed by ''android-'' (e.g. [[https://android.googlesource.com/platform/system/core|android-platform-system-core]], [[https://android.googlesource.com/platform/system/extras|android-platform-system-extras]], [[https://android.googlesource.com/platform/build|android-platform-build]], [[https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base|android-platform-frameworks-base]], etc.)
* binary packages of utilities that run on Debian directly are named after the utility itself (e.g. [[https://packages.debian.org/zipalign|zipalign]], [[https://packages.debian.org/aapt|aapt]], etc.)
* shared libraries that are only used by android-tools packages are named after the library, without a ABI version number in the package name, and prefixed by ''android-''. (e.g. [[https://packages.debian.org/android-libhost|android-libhost]], [[https://packages.debian.org/android-libcutils-dev|android-libcutils-dev]], etc.]] (''in the Google builds, these are built as static libraries, and linked statically into each binary, in the Debian builds, they are built as shared libraries and installed into /usr/lib/android'')
 * source package names are named after the git repository, prefixed by ''android-'' (e.g. [[https://android.googlesource.com/platform/system/core|android-platform-system-core]], [[https://android.googlesource.com/platform/system/extras|android-platform-system-extras]], [[https://android.googlesource.com/platform/build|android-platform-build]], [[https://android.googlesource.com/platform/frameworks/base|android-platform-frameworks-base]], etc.)

 
* binary packages of utilities that run on Debian directly are named after the utility itself (e.g. [[https://packages.debian.org/zipalign|zipalign]], [[https://packages.debian.org/aapt|aapt]], etc.)

 
* shared libraries that are only used by android-tools packages are named after the library, without a ABI version number in the package name, and prefixed by ''android-''. (e.g. [[https://packages.debian.org/android-libhost|android-libhost]], [[https://packages.debian.org/android-libcutils-dev|android-libcutils-dev]], etc.]]  ''In the Google builds, these are built as static libraries, and linked statically into each binary. In the Debian builds, they are built as shared libraries and installed into /usr/lib/android''.

This page is a gathering place for information about the android-tools packaging team, which is focused on packaging the Android development tools for Debian. There are also some packages which help run Debian in a chroot on Android.

Package naming scheme

The naming scheme for android-tools packages is as follows: