Android build failing for a new completely blank ejected ExpoKit project

Below are the details from the GitHub issue I logged. Anyone have any ideas on a workaround? Thanks.

:bug: Bug Report


  Expo CLI 2.20.2 environment info:
      OS: macOS 10.14.5
      Shell: 3.2.57 - /bin/bash
      Node: 10.16.0 - /usr/local/bin/node
      npm: 6.9.0 - /usr/local/bin/npm
      Watchman: 4.9.0 - /usr/local/bin/watchman
      Android Studio: 3.4 AI-183.6156.11.34.5522156
      Xcode: 10.2.1/10E1001 - /usr/bin/xcodebuild
      expo: ^33.0.0 => 33.0.6 
      react: 16.8.3 => 16.8.3 
      react-native: => 0.59.8 
      expo-cli: 2.20.2

Steps to Reproduce

  1. clone (this is just a new completely blank ejected ExpoKit project)
  2. cd expo-kit-diff
  3. npm install
  4. cd android
  5. ./gradlew app:assembleDebug --stacktrace

Actual Behavior

> Configure project :expo-gl-cpp
Project evaluation failed including an error in afterEvaluate {}.
java.lang.IllegalStateException: compileSdkVersion is not specified.

Hi! I responded on the issue, but for posterity- make sure you have the Android NDK installed

That worked. Such a cryptic error message. Thanks!

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