exposing more of systemd to snappy packages

Sergio Schvezov sergio.schvezov at canonical.com
Wed Dec 10 15:46:42 UTC 2014

On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 5:39 PM, Kapil Thangavelu <
kapil.thangavelu at canonical.com> wrote:

> at the moment we're generating systemd from package metadata.yaml (we used
> to just include unit files in the package). i assume that's so we could
> embed/generate the right invocations for app armor and paths. But there's
> quite a lot of functionality that packages are giving up as a result,
> cron/timer and one off scripts come to mind. is there any chance we can
> expose more of this back to packages either via additional yaml translation
> or direct systemd conf sections for merge.

I think we don't want to expose component technology in the packaging yaml.
Your case certainly needs to be thought of though (and maybe make a
comeback in a descriptive form).
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