[RFC] Snappy frameworks

Jamie Strandboge jamie at canonical.com
Tue Mar 31 19:55:05 UTC 2015

On 03/31/2015 02:44 PM, Martin Albisetti wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 7:38 PM, Jamie Strandboge <jamie at canonical.com> wrote:
>> We've discussed frameworks quite a bit but we've yet to provide a definition,
>> how they will be used on snappy, how they work with the store and how
>> they extend security policy. This email attempts to address this (I expect there
>> to be some fine-tuning but I think it is in good enough shape for wider comment).
> I'm a bit embarrassed on how late I am to this party. Thanks for
> putting this together, it's great to see it consolidated in one place.
> I'd like to add one propose property: frameworks can't depend on other
> frameworks.
> Otherwise I think we'll very quickly have re-invented apt dependencies
> along with all their problems.
> It'll also force them to be generally self-contained and with a more
> concrete purpose.
This was always the understanding, but it wasn't captured. Thanks!

> (I do think an app can depend on multiple frameworks, though, just
> keep a flat level of dependencies)

Jamie Strandboge                 http://www.ubuntu.com/

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