kiwi system prepare

SYNOPSIS

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

kiwi system prepare -h | --help
kiwi system prepare --description=<directory> --root=<directory>
    [--allow-existing-root]
    [--ignore-repos]
    [--set-repo=<source,type,alias,priority>]
    [--add-repo=<source,type,alias,priority>...]
    [--obs-repo-internal]
    [--add-package=<name>...]
    [--delete-package=<name>...]
kiwi system prepare help

DESCRIPTION

Create a new image root directory. The prepare step builds a new image root directory from the specified XML description. The specified root directory is the root directory of the new image root system. As the root user you can enter this system via chroot as follows:

$ chroot <directory> bash

OPTIONS

--add-package=<name>
 specify package to add(install). The option can be specified multiple times
--add-repo=<source,type,alias,priority>
 See the kiwi::system::build manual page for further details
--allow-existing-root
 allow to re-use an existing image root directory
--delete-package=<name>
 specify package to delete. The option can be specified multiple times
--description=<directory>
 Path to the kiwi XML description. Inside of that directory there must be at least a config.xml of *.kiwi XML description.
--obs-repo-internal
 See the kiwi::system::build manual page for further details
--root=<directory>
 Path to create the new root system.
--set-repo=<source,type,alias,priority>
 See the kiwi::system::build manual page for further details