Command to check for updates?

Stuart Bishop stuart.bishop at
Mon Jan 16 04:54:15 UTC 2017

On 14 January 2017 at 03:33, Max Brustkern <max.brustkern at>

> I'm attempting to run automated upgrade tests from the stable release to
> candidate versions. If I run
> snap refresh x
> and there is no new version of x, the snap command exits with status 1. Is
> there a command I can use to check if an update is available and only
> install in that case? Right now I don't know how to distinguish an update
> failure from a case where the system is already up to date.

According to , this was
supposed to have been fixed with 2.18.

Stuart Bishop <stuart.bishop at>
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