Buck: android_aar()
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An android_aar() rule is used to generate an Android AAR.

See the official Android documentation for details about the .aar format.


  • name (required) #

    The short name for this build target.

  • manifest_skeleton (required) #

    The skeleton manifest file used to generate the final AndroidManifest.xml. May either be a file or a android_manifest target.

  • build_config_values (defaults to []) #

    See the documentation on the values argument for android_build_config.

  • include_build_config_class (defaults to False) #

    Whether to include the BuildConfig class files in the final .aar file. Needs to be set to True if any build_config_values are specified. This is normally only needed if the build tool that is consuming the .aar file does not generate BuildConfig classes. Note: the AAR format does not specify a way to pass defaults that should be injected into the final BuildConfig class, therefore that information might need to be replicated manually in the build that's consuming the .aar file.

  • deps (defaults to []) #

    List of build targets whose corresponding compiled Java code, Android resources, and native libraries will be included in the AAR along with their transitive dependencies. For compile time deps which should not be included in the final AAR, use provided_deps instead.

    • android_library() Will be included in the final classes.jar
    • android_resource() Will be included in the final R.txt, res/ and assets/
    • android_build_config() Will be included in the final classes.jar if include_build_config_class is True
    • groovy_library() Will be included in the final classes.jar
    • java_library() Will be included in the final classes.jar
    • prebuilt_jar() Will be included in the final classes.jar
    • ndk_library() Will be included in the final jni/ or assets/ if is_asset is True
    • prebuilt_native_library() Will be included in the final jni/ or assets/ if is_asset is True

  • visibility (defaults to []) #

    List of build target patterns that identify the build rules that can include this rule as a dependency, for example, by listing it in their deps or exported_deps attributes. For more information, see visibility.

  • licenses (defaults to []) #

    Set of license files for this library. To get the list of license files for a given build rule and all of its dependencies, you can use buck query.

  • labels (defaults to []) #

    Set of arbitrary strings which allow you to annotate a build rule with tags that can be searched for over an entire dependency tree using buck query attrfilter().


  name = 'res',
  res = 'res',
  assets = 'assets',
  package = 'com.example',

  name = 'lib',
  srcs = glob(['**/*.java']),

  name = 'app',
  manifest_skeleton = 'AndroidManifestSkeleton.xml',
  deps = [