Upload to Debian main
In order to be able to call
apt install briar-desktop, we need to bring Briar Desktop into Debian's official repositories, specifically its
main flavor and not
Being in Debian would mean that virtually all its descendants like Ubuntu and elementaryOS will also contain this package.
However, getting briar-desktop into Debian is potentially blocked by many issues. This is an epic issue to investigate and manage those issues:
Kotlin is not yet in DebianSeems like it's now available in
- Briar most likely isn't allowed to ship its own tor binary, especially with focus on descendants like Tails. See briar#2095
- All packages must be build offline, therefore we can't download gradle dependencies while building
- Open question: do we have to create a new package for each Gradle dependency?
In case we want to do our own apt repository for the time being, keep in mind that there's a draft in https://code.briarproject.org/briar/briar-apt-repo/-/tree/main.