"is a directory" error using snappy-remote

Sergio Schvezov sergio.schvezov at canonical.com
Sat Jun 13 16:14:01 UTC 2015

On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 12:55:48PM +0100, Matthew Williams wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I've been working on a juju snap - which is more or less working. I've just
> needed to make some changes to the security policy. Today I've started
> getting the following errors when using snappy remote:

Today as in it didn't happen before?

> issues while running ssh command: Installing /tmp/juju_1.23.3_all.snap
> 2015/06/13 11:51:25 Signature check failed, but installing anyway as
> requested
> 2015/06/13 11:52:15 WARNING: failed to read /apps/juju.sideload/1.23.3
> /tmp/juju_1.23.3_all.snap failed to install: read
> /apps/juju.sideload/1.23.3: is a directory

Seems like our unpacking logic is having difficulties.
> after the failure my snappy device (rpi2) has a /apps/juju.sideload
> directory but nothing beneath it. It has been working previously.
> Any ideas

Can you share your snap with me? And maybe open a bug for lp:snappy.

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