[guardian-dev] Orbot and Tor updates for Android !
Nathan of Guardian
nathan at guardianproject.info
Fri Mar 22 13:40:55 EDT 2019
is out (binaries on Github for now) for testing, specifically on Android Q.
It is built on a new release of:
This now uses the method of bundling the tor executable as a tor.so
library, allowing the Android runtime to unpack them into the /data/libs
read-only space within the app's private directory. We then can just
execute it there, without needing to unpack it, copy it, etc.
The word is that this will work on Android Q still. I have tested on an
emulator, but not a real device yet. I don't have a Pixel of any kind,
at the moment, so please let me know if you do and can test.
Otherwise, we are working to move tor and other important binaries, like
obfs4proxy, into actual in-process libraries. We've recently made great
progress with this on our iOS work with Onion Browser, and so it should
now be possible on Android.
New commits below....
ATTENTION ANDROID Q / PIXEL TEST USERS: We've made changes just for you!
WARNING: Meek/Obfs4 bridges WILL NOT work on Android Q yet, just plain Tor
fixed strings with two many \ escapes
updating to tor-0.3.5.8-rc to add support for Android Q
update gradle tools
Merge pull request #200 <https://github.com/n8fr8/orbot/pull/200> from
add .gitlab-ci.yml setup with errorprone
build gradle to 4.4.1, and make gradlew verify the download
move app store graphics into fdroid/fastlane file layout
Merge pull request #190 <https://github.com/n8fr8/orbot/pull/190> from
Fixup bad indentation from 6e4b700
Expose PreferIPv6 and NoIPv4Traffic options
Move Google repo above jcenter
cleanup and binary loading fixes
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