Track clarification in UbuntuSeededSnaps Policy

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at
Mon Feb 1 12:16:22 UTC 2021

On 2020-08-12 9:31 a.m., Dimitri John Ledkov wrote:
> Currently does not specify
> anything about tracks.
> Currently the status quo is to seed the default-track of the snap, aka "latest".
> Recently we have been approached by LXD upstream to use a different
> "LTS" track of the seeded lxd snap which has longer support timeframes
> and closer matches the timeframe of the Ubuntu Branch the seeded snap
> tracks.
> I would like to request additions to "Channel availability" section
> something along the lines of
> "The default track is used for seeding, which usually is called
> latest. Publishers may request seeding from a different track, if it
> better matches longevity of a given Ubuntu Series. Example: request to
> use lts track for Ubuntu 20.04 LTS release."

Think this change is reasonable. +1 from me.


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