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Building your snap on-device? There's a better way

I’m currently the maintainer of the ownCloud snap. One of the primary target devices for this snap is a Raspberry Pi 2, which is of course armhf. Snapcraft solves a lot of problems when building snaps, but one issue it doesn’t solve is cross-building (i.e. building on one architecture while targeting another). Back in Snappy Ubuntu Core 15.04, every ownCloud release I made for armhf was built on the Raspberry Pi 2....

May 9, 2016 · 5 min · Kyle