Inter and Intra Snap communication

Gustavo Niemeyer gustavo at
Thu Mar 23 18:20:31 UTC 2017

Hi Jenny,

Yes, what you want to do is really to have both of them in the same snap.
That's super simple, and it's fine that they are different languages,
different processes, etc.

On Thu, Mar 23, 2017 at 2:36 PM, Jenny Murphy <jenny.murphy at>

> Hi,
>  I currently have a java application running in a snap. As part of some
> added functionality my java application will need to communicate with a C
> program executable. We are weighing up the options of how this would work.
> The probably obvious way is to build a new snap which contains the C
> program executable. Then we need some way of inter snap communication.
> So my first question is what is recommend for INTER snap communication, how
> is it supposed to work?
> Alternatively could one snap contain two binaries? In this way could
> traditional linux inter process communication methods be used? This is my
> second question.
> Thanks in advance.
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