Can Python (or anything other than QML/web apps) be turned into snap packages instead of .deb packages as described here?

Is there any detailed documentation available?

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Oh certainly-- here is a detailed walkthrough of how (and why) to create a Python snap.

  • Hint: you need to use the python3 plugin to get all the dependencies May 3, 2016 at 20:42
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    Or the python2 plugin, depending on version required of course :) .
    – kyrofa
    May 4, 2016 at 15:31
  • Yes. I used python3 as an example May 4, 2016 at 18:19
  • The 'start here' link gives a 404 (page no longer there).
    – arielf
    Oct 4, 2017 at 20:31
  • Thanks @arielf, fixed. There are better docs for it nowadays anyway.
    – kyrofa
    Oct 4, 2017 at 20:34

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