We’re doing a development-focused sprint in Sep 2018 to discuss features in progress and the work ahead.
The main focus in this sprint is making sure that the work in progress is on track, but we’ll start covering some details of upcoming features as well.
Sep 17th→21st, 2018
Support for cups as a snap (with @till.kamppeter) On going maintenance in Debian (with @mwhudson) How to move out of Go 1.6 (with foundations team) Supporting snaps for UA customers (with SE team) How to get the sources of a snap (with SE team) Snapcraft builds where VMs aren’t supported (with snapcraft team) New documentation websites (with web team) Better errors on different architectures (with store team) Handover of core16 and core18 (with foundations team) Feedback from community (with community :-)) Restriction for snap names in specific stores (with store team) Restrictions for account usernames and display names (with store team) Remodeling of devices (with field engineering team) Build images for Snapcraft (with foundations, snapcraft, launchpad teams) Desktop topics (with desktop team) Recovery mode for core devices (with field team) snapd snap with staging builds (with store team) Snapcraft extensions progress review (with snapcraft and desktop teams) Snapcraft snap directory (with snapcraft team) Kernel driver development experience (with kernel and field teams) Ordering across snaps and system (with kernel and field teams)
Documentation Snapshots Hotplug APT integration Parallel installs Warnings Nickname in interfaces Dynamic snap-update-ns for user mounts Root namespace for classic snaps Epochs Ubuntu Core 18 kernel and gadget schemas Ubuntu Core 18 status and next steps Metered connections
Entitlements Snap renames Remodeling Health checks Device reset and recovery Tame our command-zoo (help command organization) What will next cycle look like
Prevent refreshes while applications are in use Discuss concern with statx vs. seccomp Interface for accessing hidden files Make /etc, /var on for core20 smaller (cross foundations topic) Review desired changes of core18 going to stable (binaries, etc) First boot improvements Improve license support Support for man page Configuration schemas Interfaces and layouts in classic snaps Repairs phase 2 Multi-user support CLI support for holding refreshes