Snaps to invoke external processes
gustavo.niemeyer at canonical.com
Tue Nov 22 14:38:21 UTC 2016
The problem is that snapd works in environments where the dependencies to
make the browser-launcher work aren't available.
The right fix is probably to make it a dependency of one of the debs that
are always installed on a normal desktop system, whether snapd is there or
not. It's a very minimal piece of software.
On Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 5:21 AM, Mark Shuttleworth <mark at ubuntu.com> wrote:
> 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
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