Canonical wants to bring Ubuntu Snappy to the Android platform: the new version supports dynamic file updates


For Ubuntu and other supported GNU / Linux operating systems, Canonical today released the Snapd 2.27 version update. The new version of the most noteworthy new feature is for a wide range of Android devices bring Ubuntu Snappy technical support, allowing the deployment of transactional updates (transactional updates), that is, just update the old version and the new version of the different places, which can easily upgrade.


“The Snapd boot sequence has been able to handle Android-style startup management,” said Gustavo Niemeyer. “We are pleased to see a series of new devices that will support the system’s transactional updates and will automatically recover after the failure.”

Snapd 2.27 version Another interesting feature is snap-update-ns tool, has been widely deployed. This tool promises to dynamically adjust file system updates in Snap mount namespace.

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