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The snapd roadmap

This article originally appeared at snapcraft forums

released

 snapd 2.27 (topic1)

snapd 2.28

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

Schedule

beta Sep 4th
candidate Sep 25th
stable Oct 2nd

snapd 2.29

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

Schedule

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

upcoming

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

(other upcoming3 topics)

backlog

 Install snap multiple times
 Health checks
 Entitlements

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