ANN: snapcraft 2.9 is now available
sergio.schvezov at canonical.com
Mon May 30 21:01:19 UTC 2016
We are pleased to announce the release of version 2.9 of snapcraft:
This is the first release since Xenial Xerus 16.04 has been released.
- A `confinement` property which indicates if the snap should be
installed with devmode to function (for snaps still under development
but worth sharing out) or strictly confined.
- Implemented support for upcoming epoch feature that will enable snaps
to perform stepped upgrades through critical revisions.
- Bash completion for snapcraft commands.
With this release and a point release for 2.8 there have been many
polishing bug fixes. Polish is one of the main focuses for snapcraft
now. Please refer to the changelog on the milestone page to read about
these "micro" improvements.
To consume the latest snapcraft release on Xenial Xerus (16.04), we
suggest you install the snapcraft package from the Ubuntu Archives:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install snapcraft
To get the source for this release check it out at
A great place to collaborate and discuss features, bugs and ideas on
snapcraft is snapcraft at lists.ubuntu.com mailing list or directly in the
#snappy channel on irc.freenode.net.
To file bugs, please go to https://bugs.launchpad.net/snapcraft/+filebug.
Last but not least the team thanks all the external contributions seen
- Sergio and the team
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