Snaps to invoke external processes

Mark Shuttleworth mark at
Tue Nov 22 07:21:28 UTC 2016

On 22/11/16 06:46, Didier Roche wrote:
> Le 22/11/2016 à 05:43, Spencer Parkin a écrit :
>> Well, actually, not unless the customer also installs
>> snapd-xdg-open.  Why is it an add-on?  Why not just make it part of
>> snapd?
> I gues the idea was to keep it as a separate daemon and have the
> implementation which can easily change.
> The "why it's not installed by default" was the reason why I CCed
> Michael yesterday. I hope he will answer here.

Seems to me that we want a predictable result for all snap users,
otherwise we make installation instructions for snaps unnecessarily complex.


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