Removing sub-parts from the remote parts ecosystem.

Joe Talbott joe.talbott at
Wed Aug 10 12:39:41 UTC 2016

On Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 8:29 AM, Didier Roche <didrocks at> wrote:
> Le 10/08/2016 à 13:51, Joe Talbott a écrit :
>> The plan would be to convert the wiki parts and their origins but to
>> have a deprecation warning for any snapcraft.yaml using the namespaced
>> part names and to have snapcraft automatically convert '/' to '-' during
>> part loading.  This should lessen the pain for developers and allow them
>> to make plans to update their snapcraft.yaml files.
> Sounds great! So I guess we'll have some time where we'll have duplicate
> on the wiki? Just to give enough time for people to upgrade to a
> snapcraft version which supports this automatic conversion?

Hrm, I'll have to think about that a bit.  There will only be one
version of the parser so it wouldn't handle the old versions in the
wiki.  Thanks for bringing it up.


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