systemd timers

Gustavo Niemeyer gustavo at
Tue Mar 7 16:57:32 UTC 2017

Yes, that's definitely what we want to do. Have a description in the app
section in the yaml which allows recurring execution.

On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 1:27 PM, Mark Shuttleworth <mark at> wrote:

> I think scheduled tasks make sense as a first-class primitive. In the
> same way we don't simply embed systemd units, but rather describe what
> we want and have snapd generate the units accordingly, we probably want
> to describe a simple kind of schedule and have snapd map that to either
> cron or systemd depending on underlying OS.
> Mark
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