Updating a gadget snap

Jamie Bennett jamie.bennett at canonical.com
Wed Mar 8 10:06:05 UTC 2017

Hi Renat,

We are working on making parts of the gadget snap updatable for example, on
RPi, updating config.txt makes sense, but as you say this is a dangerous
area to be playing with as bricking the device is possible. Michael knows
more as he has be directly working on this lately.


On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 9:43 AM, Ренат Галимов <renat2017 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi, everyone.
> We need a way to make "snap.yaml," hooks and, possibly, other stuff of our
> gadget snap updateable.
> The only way now I see is to provide a hook, which will download or get
> files from the filesystem and replace files on the image by them, but such
> a solution seem dangerous to me, because of the violation of the snaps
> rollback idea.
> Is there anything related to the gadget snaps update planned, or, maybe,
> somebody already resolved the issue?
> Thank you,
> Renat
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