need help with freedomotic snappy app

mauro at mauro at
Tue Apr 28 08:58:27 UTC 2015

Hi Steve,
thanks for your reply. Is it possible to bundle Oracle JRE in our snap and
distribute it or are there Licence issues?


On Tue, April 28, 2015 2:56 am, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 04:52:01PM -0700, Seth Arnold wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 09:01:29AM +0200, Steve Langasek wrote:
>>> The snappy approach to this problem is to bundle openjdk in your snap
>>>  package.  At that point there would be no permissions problems since
>>> your app would be allowed to execute the binaries that are shipped as
>>> part of the snap package itself.
>> Is it at all feasible for a "standard" snap author to package openjdk
>> as a framework that they can rely upon for all their packages?
> Frameworks are centrally managed in the store, and gardened by Canonical.
>  They are primarily intended for mediation of resources - not as a means
> of declaring dependencies on a language runtime.  The recommended solution
> to this problem under Snappy is for the app developer to bundle the
> language runtime (here, the JRE) in their snap package.  There are tools
> that can facilitate creating such a snap, such as Mike Terry's deb2snap.
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