Call for testing: Snapcraft 5.0

Snapcraft 5.0 can now be found on the candidate channel.

Among other changes, this is the release that removes support for snapcraft projects with no base or base: core.

Refer to the release notes for details.

The estimated date for this release to go to stable is 2021-08-04T03:00:00Z.


Working nicely for me


+1 rebuilt my snap with no issues

$ snapcraft clean --use-lxd && snapcraft --use-lxd --enable-manifest

Pulling libfcat-build 
+ snapcraftctl pull
Building libfcat-build 
+ snapcraftctl build
+ make -j8
rm -f bin/libfcat && rm -f bin/libfcat.tar.* && rm -f libfcat.tar.* libfcat .fbf*
CGO_ENABLED=0 go mod download
CGO_ENABLED=0 go test ./...
CGO_ENABLED=0 go get ./...  
CGO_ENABLED=0 go mod tidy
CGO_ENABLED=0 go build -o bin/libfcat
make update-usage
make[1]: Entering directory '/root/parts/libfcat-build/build'
./bin/libfcat -h | sed 's/^/  /' >> USAGE
make[1]: Leaving directory '/root/parts/libfcat-build/build'
+ make -j8 install DESTDIR=/root/parts/libfcat-build/install
mv bin/libfcat /root/parts/libfcat-build/install
/root/parts/libfcat-build/install/libfcat init
Staging libfcat-build 
+ snapcraftctl stage
Priming libfcat-build 
+ snapcraftctl prime
'grade' property not specified: defaulting to 'stable'.
Determining the version from the project repo (version: git).
The version has been set to '0+git.e9926c6'
Snapping |                                                                                                                                                                            
Snapped libfcat_0+git.e9926c6_amd64.snap
make[1]: Leaving directory '/home/air/libfcat'

Homebrew formula has been updated

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Windows Preview of Snapcraft has been added to the Github Releases page

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Snapcraft 5.0 can now be found on latest/stable and 5.x/stable