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BUILDING.md

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Ensure that the following packages are installed from the Android SDK manager:
* Android SDK Build Tools (see buildToolsVersion in build.gradle)
* SDK Platform (All API levels)
* SDK Platform (all API levels)
* Android Support Repository
* Google Repository
In Android studio, this can be done from the Quickstart panel, choose "Configure" then "SDK Manager". In the SDK Tools tab of the SDK Manager, make sure that the "Android Support Repository" is installed, and that the latest "Android SDK build-tools" are installed. Click "OK" to return to the Quickstart panel. You may also need to install API version 28 in the SDK platforms tab.
In Android studio, this can be done from the Quickstart panel. Just choose "Configure", then "SDK Manager". In the SDK Tools tab of the SDK Manager, make sure that "Android Support Repository" is installed, and that the latest "Android SDK build-tools" are installed. Click "OK" to return to the Quickstart panel. You may also need to install API version 28 in the SDK platforms tab.
Setting up a development environment and building from Android Studio
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5. Default config options should be good enough.
6. Project initialization and building should proceed.
Building Session from the command line
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The following steps should help you (re)build Session from the command line once all dependencies have been acquired.
1. Checkout the session-android project source with the command:
git clone https://github.com/oxen-io/session-android.git
2. Make sure you have the [Android SDK](https://developer.android.com/sdk/index.html) installed.
3. Create a local.properties file at the root of your source checkout and add an sdk.dir entry to it. For example:
sdk.dir=/Application/android-sdk-macosx
4. Execute Gradle:
./gradlew :app:build
Contributing code
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The bulk of the Session code can be found under src/org/thoughtcrime/securesms/loki on this repo and java/main/java/org/whispersystems/signalservice/loki on the session-android-service repo.
Code contributions should be sent via github as pull requests, from feature branches [as explained here](https://help.github.com/articles/using-pull-requests).
Code contributions should be sent via Github as pull requests, from feature branches [as explained here](https://help.github.com/articles/using-pull-requests).

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