Android Machine and Docker September 2022 Update

Hey Everyone!

September updates for Android are available with the following image tags:

  • android:2022.09.2

This refresh updates software included in the image, which can be found below. See the
android docs for more information about how to use the machine executor and these images

What’s New

Mostly standard updates with minor changes from the August update, specifically for the Machine Image.

For the Docker Convenience Image, there are several new updates to keep parity with the Machine Image, particularly the inclusion of the r25 NDK, which now supports Android 13/API Level 33

Android Docker

  • NDK: 24.0.8215888 → 25.0.8775105
  • NDK LTS: 23.1.7779620 → 25.1.8937393
  • gcloud: 397 → 401

Android VM

Includes the above changes as well as:

  • Docker Compose: 2.6.0 → 2.10.2
  • Node.js (LTS): 16.16.0 → 16.17.0
  • Node.js (current): 18.7.0 → 18.9.0

Release Cadence

Expect an update every 1-2 months for these images, excluding security updates

Example

Here’s a quick usage example:

version: 2.1
workflows:
  main:
    jobs:
      - build
jobs:
  build:
    machine:
      image: android:2022.09.2
    steps:
      - checkout
      - run: echo "Do some things"

Software

Here is a list of the major software installed on each image. If multiple versions are present, the default is shown here:

Android Machine Image Android Docker Image
Tag android:2022.09.1 android:2022.09.1
Docker 20.10.17 20.10.17
Docker Compose 2.10.2 2.10.2
Docker Compose Switch 1.0.5 1.0.4
Google Cloud SDK 401.0.0 401.0.0
Android Platform 27 → 33 27 → 33
Android Build Tools 33 33
Node.js 16.17.0 16.17.0 (node variant)
npm 8.19.1 8.15.0
yarn 1.22.19 1.22.18
Android NDK 25.1.8937393 25.1.8937393
OpenJDK 11.0.16 11.0.16
Maven 3.8.6 3.8.6
Gradle 7.5.1 7.5.1
cmake 3.18.1 3.18.1
Python 3.10.6 3.10.4
Ruby 3.1.2 2.7.0
extras android;m2, google;m2, google play services android;m2, google;m2, google play services