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commit dad44134e2546dffec918a00169d32c6f9edc709
parent c47c52d8444bb30e72fc11a99e7ab34561f09740
Author: Tim McNamara <>
Date:   Thu, 20 Dec 2018 10:49:26 +1000

Expand snap description and remove comments

This commit removes the boilerplate comments that come with the template snapcraft.yaml. It also expand the description to match the project's README.
Msnap/snapcraft.yaml | 22+++++++++++++++++-----
1 file changed, 17 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/snap/snapcraft.yaml b/snap/snapcraft.yaml @@ -1,10 +1,22 @@ -name: alacritty # you probably want to 'snapcraft register <name>' +name: alacritty version: '0.2.4' # just for humans, typically '1.2+git' or '1.3.2' -summary: Modern, GPU accelerated terminal emulator # 79 char long summary +summary: Modern, GPU accelerated terminal emulator description: | - Modern, GPU accelerated terminal emulator -grade: stable # must be 'stable' to release into candidate/stable channels -confinement: classic # use 'strict' once you have the right plugs and slots + Alacritty is the fastest terminal emulator in existence. Using the GPU + for rendering enables optimizations that simply aren't possible in + other emulators. + + Alacritty is focused on simplicity and performance. The performance + goal means it should be faster than any other terminal emulator + available. The simplicity goal means that it doesn't have features + such as tabs or splits (which can be better provided by a window + manager or terminal multiplexer) nor niceties like a GUI config editor. + + The software is considered to be at an alpha level of readiness—there + are missing features and bugs to be fixed, but it is already used by + many as a daily driver. +grade: stable +confinement: classic parts: alacritty: plugin: rust