Install snaps in armhf chroot

Simon Stürz timonmailinglist at
Tue Mar 28 10:18:21 UTC 2017

Hi John,

thanks for the quick reply!
So building the image in a native armhf environment should do the trick.


On 2017-03-28 11:58, John Lenton wrote:
> On 28 March 2017 at 10:35, Simon Stürz <timonmailinglist at> wrote:
>> I'm currently building an armhf system using live-build and running
>> snapd on it. I wanted to pre-install snaps during the image build
>> process and run into several problems.
>> Using qemu-arm-static in the chroot I get following error:
> the go developers decided to not support being run in qemu:
> “As beefy arm boards are widely available, I don't think we should
> invest into qemu usermode emulation any more. It's slower than the
> more powerful arm boards, and it doesn't support multithreaded
> programs well.”

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