Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.14 for Ubuntu with New Rust Plugin, Improvements

Canonical Releases Snapcraft 2.14 for Ubuntu with New Rust Plugin, Improvements

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Coming hot on the heels of Snapcraft 2.13, the new 2.14 maintenance update is here to introduce a bunch of new plugins, namely rust, godeps, and dump. You can find more information about each one by running the “snapcraft help ” command in a terminal window.
Also new in the Snapcraft 2.14 release is support for alternate relocation mechanisms in the “make” plugin (for example, you can use DESTDIR alternatives), as well as many improvements to the “go” plugin, such as support for local sources, which are now preferred instead of fetching new ones, and proper handling of the source entry.
The list of improvements implemented in Snapcraft 2.14 continues with support for building a kernel Snaps for multiple hardware architectures using a single snapcraft.yaml file, support for “oneshot” daemons, better wiki parser source management, as well as proper setting of “shebangs” and support for requirement files in the “python” plugin.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/canonical-releases-snapcraft-2-14-for-ubuntu-with-new-rust-plugin-improvements-507229.shtml
Submitted by: Arnfried Walbrecht

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