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# Installation

## Requirements

Please make sure you have the following requirements installed
before proceeding with the installation.

### Install

* `pip` for installation of Python 3 dependencies
* `virtualenv` to create a isolated Python environment `apt install `
* Python development and build files for installing/building some dependencies

On Debian, you can simply run this:

`apt install python3-pip python3-wheel python3-dev virtualenv build-essential`

Currently, Repomaker only works with Python versions minor than 3.7 due to
[a bug in Django](
This means that you need to install older versions of Python, e.g. version 3.6,
if you are on a bleeding edge distro like Arch Linux.
If you try to get this running on Arch Linux,
[this comment]( might help.

### Runtime

* `keytool` from Java Runtime Environment (JRE)
* `apksigner` or alternatively jarsigner from Java Development Kit (JDK)
* Android Asset Packaging Tool (`aapt`)
* `libmagic` for mime-type detection
* `rsync` to publish repositories
* `git` to publish repositories to git mirrors

On Debian, you can simply run this:

`sudo apt install openjdk-8-jre-headless apksigner aapt libmagic1 rsync git`

## Install into virtual environment

To not mess with other Python libraries you have installed,
we will install repomaker into its own isolated Python environment.

virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python3 repomaker
source repomaker/bin/activate
pip install repomaker[gui]

You should now be able to start by typing:


If you want to work on repomaker,
please see the development section below.

## Troubleshooting

First check that you really have all dependencies from above installed.

If the installation fails with something about `openssl`,
try to install `libssl-dev` with `apt install libssl-dev`.

If starting repomaker fail with the error ```Could not find `keytool` program.```,
you might run into [this known issue](
Try if `apt install openjdk-8-jdk-headless` fixes it for you.

If the graphical user interface fails to start,
you can try running `repomaker-server` and `repomaker-tasks`.
If that works, you should be able to open [](
in your browser.

# Development

To work on repomaker, you need _npm_ to fetch CSS and JavaScript dependencies: `apt install npm`.

Then run `npm install` to install these dependencies.

If you want to run repomaker in your browser rather then using the GUI,
you can start it like this:

virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python3 repomaker
source repomaker/bin/activate

## Translation

* GNU gettext `apt install gettext`

# License

This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it
under the terms of the [GNU Affero General Public License](/LICENSE)
as published by the Free Software Foundation,
either version 3 of the License,
or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
See the GNU Affero General Public License for more details.

# Translating

Everything can be translated. See
[Translation and Localization](
for more info.

* To update translations, run `./`.
* To add a new translation, run `python3 makemessages -l <lg>` where `<lg>` is the language code, e.g. `de`.

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