kiwi-ng system create


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

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


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



Path to the image root directory. This directory is normally created by the kiwi prepare command. Keep in mind that if the specified directory is not created using the kiwi prepare command, KIWI NG stores image build metadata in the image/ directory. This directory must exist for the kiwi create command to work correctly.


Path to store the build results.


Trusted key file to be imported into the package manager database before performing any operation. This is useful if an image build validates repository and package signatures during build time. In the create step, this option only affects the boot image. This option can be specified multiple times.