Snap packages as build dependencies of other snaps

XiaoGuo Liu xiaoguo.liu at
Sat Apr 8 23:24:07 UTC 2017

can you do it by remote parts? you can find more info by:

$ snapcraft update
$ snapcraft search

There are a number of existing parts there already. You can publish your

Best regards,

On Sun, Apr 9, 2017 at 12:51 AM, Joseph Rushton Wakeling <
joseph.wakeling at> wrote:

> Hello folks,
> Is it possible to specify an existing snap package (by track and release
> channel) as a build dependency of a part of another snap package?
> I'm interested specifically in the case of using an existing snap package
> to provide a compiler used to build another snap.  From what I understand
> from discussion around the go snapcraft plugin, there is some intention to
> allow this, but is it just for plugins?
> Thanks & best wishes,
>     -- Joe
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XiaoGuo, Liu

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