Class confinement for Python snaps

Jamie Strandboge jamie at
Fri Mar 10 16:44:06 UTC 2017

On Fri, 2017-03-10 at 16:02 +0000, Sergio Schvezov wrote:
> On Fri, 10 Mar 2017 10:14:04 -0500, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> > 
> > I'm converting ubuntu-image from a devmode snap to a classic snap, but I'm
> > running into some problems.  ubuntu-image is a Python 3 application, and I'm
> > using snapcraft 2.27.1+17.4 on Zesty.
> Any reaosn you are moving from devmode to classic? The progression should be
> classic->devmode->strict
> It is however unfortunate that classic confined snaps can make it to the
> stable channel while devmode ones cannot, maybe we need an alias for devmode
> (which would be as secure as classic confinment but with the common root as
> root) as in some cases it is an improvement over classic (not needing to deal
> with libraries and installable on Ubuntu Core).

While classic can make it to stable, do note that use of classic requires human
review where devmode does not.

Jamie Strandboge             |

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