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import json
import socket
SOCKET_ADDRESS = "/var/run/pdinstall.sock"
def sendCommand(command, data):
"""
Send a command to the pdinstall service.
Commands:
install - Install snaps from a file path or http(s) URL.
Required data fields:
sources - List with at least one snap file path or URL. The snaps
are installed in order until one succeeds or all fail.
Returns True/False for success. Currently, we cannot check whether the
call succeeded, only whether it was delived. A return value of False means
we could not deliver the command to pdinstall.
"""
data['command'] = command
sock = socket.socket(socket.AF_UNIX, socket.SOCK_STREAM)
try:
sock.connect(SOCKET_ADDRESS)
sock.send(json.dumps(data))
return True
except:
return False
finally:
sock.close()