HOWTO: How to snap timg (text image viewer)

Jamie Strandboge jamie at
Wed Mar 1 14:22:37 UTC 2017

On Wed, 2017-03-01 at 21:11 +1000, Michi Henning wrote:
> > 
> > 
> > That's not true.  When a command or daemon in a strict mode snap gets
> > executed, it runs in a different mount namespace where the file system
> > root is the contents of the "core" snap.  You can verify this by
> > executing the following:
> > 
> >    snap run --shell command_name
> > 
> > .. and use that shell to inspect the file system as seen by that
> > particular command.
> Ah, OK, I stand corrected. I was probably running in devmode when I picked up
> system libs.

To be clear, wrt the mount namespace, devmode and strict mode are identical.
Perhaps you were working with classic confinement where the mount namespace is
not setup.

Jamie Strandboge             |

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