[tbb-bugs] #27539 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Create plan for releasing on F-Droid

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#27539: Create plan for releasing on F-Droid
 Reporter:  sysrqb                               |          Owner:  sysrqb
     Type:  enhancement                          |         Status:
                                                 |  accepted
 Priority:  Medium                               |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-mobile, tbb-8.5-must-alpha,      |  Actual Points:
  TorBrowserTeam201904                           |
Parent ID:  #26318                               |         Points:
 Reviewer:                                       |        Sponsor:
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Comment (by eighthave):

 For F-Droid, I think building without containers makes the most sense.
 The F-Droid build process is already in a standardized VM, and it looks
 like @boklm got it working already.  And running without containers should
 make it easier to spot new reproducibility issues going forward.

 For future reference, `sudo:` is available in F-Droid builds, but it is
 run as the first step in the build, and can't be called after that first
 step e.g. in the `build:` or `prebuild:` scripts.  After the `sudo:`
 script is run, ''sudo'' is literally uninstalled and the root account is

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/27539#comment:35>
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