Canonical Updates Snapcraft on Ubuntu with Support for Resuming Snap Downloads

Posted by hanuca on Jun 18, 2017 6:54 PM EDT
Softpedia; By Marius Nestor
Mail this story
Print this story

Canonical has released a new stable version of its in-house built Snapcraft utility for creating Snap packages, the universal binary format, that can be distributed across multiple GNU/Linux operating system.

The biggest change in the Snapcraft 2.31 release appears to be support for resuming the download of the core Snap when building classic Snaps when an error occurs because the package can't be fetched. This could come in handy during tests and in CI when you package your apps as Snaps.

Another interesting change is support for cross-compiling Go parts, which can be used with the "snapcraft --target-arch=< arch >" command. While this implementation allows you to use cgo, it doesn't look like supports cross-compiling with the "stage-packages--" argument for stage-packages, but it's coming soon too.

Full Story

» Read more about: Story Type: News Story; Groups: Developer, Ubuntu

« Return to the newswire homepage

This topic does not have any threads posted yet!

You cannot post until you login.