Cross platform snap creation?

Érico P ericoporto2008 at
Mon Nov 14 12:24:59 UTC 2016


Peter asked about building snaps from other systems, not running them. I
think the idea would be to automate the building process of an app in
Electron for multiple platforms. Forgive me if you got right and I just
didn't understood what you have said.

Em 14 de nov de 2016 7:32 AM, "Didier Roche" <didrocks at> escreveu:

> Le 13/11/2016 à 15:58, Peter Uithoven a écrit :
> Hi folks,
> This is a question on behalf of the people behind Electron: Is is
> possible to create snaps from other platforms than Linux? Would this be
> possible through a Docker container? Are there docs on this?
> issues/525#issuecomment-260109515
> Electron enables the creation of cross platform application using web
> technologies (javascript, css, html, Node.js etc). The Atom editor for
> example is build with it.
> Hey Peter,
> I don't think this is planned as of today, however, seeing snaps working
> on the Linux Windows subsystem would be indeed really interesting! The
> issue with elecctron apps is that they touch a big part of the technical
> stack (graphics, access to various files, javascript sandboxed engine…). I
> don't think that will be the easiest one.
> I think running some lxd ubuntu-core system containers would help at least
> as a first steps on supported platform for web service.
> Cheers,
> Didier
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