People who wish to build Android applications on Debian will soon be able to install Android development packages directly from Debian's software repositories. Android SDK support is available in the upcoming version of the distribution, Debian 9 "Stretch". "In Debian Stretch, the upcoming new release, it is now possible to build Android apps using only packages from Debian. This will provide all of the tools needed to build an Android app targeting the platform android-23 using the SDK build-tools 24.0.0. Those two are the only versions of platform and build-tools currently in Debian, but it is possible to use the Google binaries by installing them into /usr/lib/android-sdk." Information on how to set up the Android development packages can be found in this announcement.