The snapd roadmap

Gustavo Niemeyer

Gustavo Niemeyer

on 6 September 2017

This article originally appeared at snapcraft forums


:white_check_mark: snapd 2.27 (topic1)

snapd 2.28

:white_check_mark: Improved configuration get output (topic)
:white_check_mark: Internal xdg-open implementation (topic3)
:white_check_mark: Refresh hook support (topic)
:white_check_mark: Lazy registrations on classic (topic3)
:white_check_mark: Service control on snap command (start/stop/etc) (topic3)


:white_check_mark: beta Sep 4th
:white_medium_square: candidate Sep 25th
:white_medium_square: stable Oct 2nd

snapd 2.29

:gear: Service control on snapctl (start/stop/etc) (topic5)
:gear: Polkit-based authorizations (topic4)
:white_medium_square: Fix classic flag on reverts (topic1)


:white_medium_square: beta Oct 2nd
:white_medium_square: candidate Oct 23rd
:white_medium_square: stable Oct 30th


:gear: Base snaps (topic5)
:gear: Layouts (curstom mount points) (topic2)
:gear: Epochs (stepped upgrades) (topic1)
:gear: Repairs (emergency fixes) (topic1)
:gear: Command-not-found support (topic?)
:gear: Interface hooks (topic1)
:white_medium_square: Monthly refresh scheduling (topic2)
:white_medium_square: Timer services (topic1)
:white_medium_square: Desktop theme support (topic3)
:white_medium_square: Snapshots (topic)
:white_medium_square: Multi-user/group support (topic1)
:white_medium_square: Fix snapd restart on reverts (topic)
:white_medium_square: Support devmode refreshes (topic)
:white_medium_square: Interface for locking screen (topic)
:white_medium_square: Support for wayland sockets (topic)
:white_medium_square: Service survival across refreshes (topic)
:white_medium_square: Interfaces in classic snaps (topic)

(other upcoming3 topics)


:white_medium_square: Install snap multiple times
:white_medium_square: Health checks
:white_medium_square: Entitlements

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