snappy source foo

Mark Shuttleworth mark at
Sat Oct 31 04:49:38 UTC 2015


On 30/10/15 19:58, Dustin Kirkland wrote:
> One thing I'm really missing in the apt-to-snappy transition is easy
> access to source code.
> ie, the equivalent of 'apt-get source foo'.
> I understand that not all snaps will provide source code, but today,
> many of them are in fact open source.
> Could the snappy development team please consider adding a field to
> the meta/package.yaml which specifies where (git, bzr, elsewhere) the
> upstream source code of the snap itself is hosted, and loop in a
> command 'snappy source foo' that does the right thing, using the right
> tool, to fetch the source, when possible?
> Thanks!
> Dustin Kirkland
> Canonical, Ltd.

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