Handling update-alternatives

Evan Dandrea evan.dandrea at canonical.com
Fri Aug 5 09:33:42 UTC 2016

On Fri, 5 Aug 2016 at 10:21 Dan Watkins <daniel.watkins at canonical.com>

> My first thought was to add an `awk` part, which would allow you to
> specify the way in which you wanted awk to be provided (i.e. "this
> Ubuntu package", "build from this source") and ensure that awk would end
> up in the PATH of other things in the snap.

I'd create a part that builds awk from source, then add it to
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Snappy/Parts so others can benefit from your work
(`snapcraft define awk`).

My understanding of stage-packages is that it helps us until we have a
diverse parts ecosystem.
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