kiwi system create


kiwi [global options] service <command> [<args>]

kiwi system create -h | --help
kiwi system create --root=<directory> --target-dir=<directory>
kiwi system create help


Create an image from a previously prepared image root directory. The kiwi create call is usually issued after a kiwi prepare command and builds the requested image type in the specified target directory


 Path to the image root directory. This directory is usually created by the kiwi prepare command. If a directory is used which was not created by kiwi’s prepare command, it’s important to know that kiwi stores image build metadata below the image/ directory which needs to be present in order to let the create command operate correctly.
 Path to store the build results.
 set the key file to be trusted and imported into the package manager database before performing any opertaion. This is useful if an image build should take and validate repository and package signatures during build time. In create step this option only affects the boot image. This option can be specified multiple times