Images changes ahead

Ted Gould ted at ubuntu.com
Tue Jan 12 16:30:25 UTC 2016


On Tue, 2016-01-12 at 15:12 +0100, Michael Vogt wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 08, 2016 at 10:02:09PM +0100, Michael Vogt wrote:
> [..]
> > As part of this change we will also rename some directories. It
> > will
> > be /snaps, /var/lib/snaps and /home/*/snaps in the new images. Plus
> > the environment variables will be cleaned up, the details for the
> > new
> > names will follow once that change has landed.
> [..]
> 
> The following new environment variables are available inside the
> snap:
> 
> SNAP - the base directory of the snap (previously SNAP_APP_PATH)
> 
> SNAP_DATA - the data directory of the snap
>             (previously SNAPP_APP_DATA_PATH)
> 
> SNAP_USER_DATA - the user data directory of the snap
>                  (previously SNAPP_APP_USER_DATA_PATH)
Great, much better and less confusion with apps section.
> And SNAP_APP_TEMPDIR got dropped.
> 

Is this because the standard $TMPDIR environment variable will be set
to a snap specific path?
Ted
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