Shared content example - ubuntu-app-platform

Dan Kegel dank at
Wed Nov 30 15:40:07 UTC 2016

On Fri, Nov 11, 2016 at 6:46 AM, Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki at> wrote:
> I hinted at this earlier but 'ubuntu-app-platform' (name bikeshedded a
> few times) is now there offering a huge amount of libraries via
> content interface. We're using it for some builds of for example
> Calculator, Calendar and other apps, dropping the size of those from
> 50+MB to even under 1MB.
> It's used for the use case of using a same version of Qt (5.6.1) and
> certain Ubuntu libraries on disk space constrained devices for several
> (sn)apps, but it might also serve you as an example of how you could
> share content similarly between your own snaps.

That sounds very useful, thanks!
- Dan

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