ubuntu-app-platform updated to Qt 5.6.2

Olivier Tilloy olivier.tilloy at canonical.com
Tue Jan 31 16:29:36 UTC 2017

On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 4:56 PM, Leo Arias <leo.arias at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 9:21 AM, Olivier Tilloy
> <olivier.tilloy at canonical.com> wrote:
>> This is a bit tricky: when packaging a Qt application that uses the
>> platform snap, snapcraft will use ldd to crawl the app’s binaries and
>> will automagically add the libraries that it depends on to the
>> resulting snap (those libs are taken from the host system).
>> There is a way around that, but it’s rather counter-intuitive and
>> error-prone: add the packages containing those libs to the list of
>> stage-packages, then explicitly exclude them from the resulting snap
>> using the prime/snap keyword. You won’t be able to exclude them if you
>> didn’t include them through the stage packages first.
> Isn't this what Kyle fixed by adding build-attributes: [no-system-libraries] ?
> http://snapcraft.io/docs/build-snaps/syntax#parts

Yes, that seems to be it, indeed. Thanks for the pointer Leo, I wasn’t
aware of this new feature. With this, no need to artificially add
stage packages. Neat!

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