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Author: Cem Keylan <>
Date:   Wed, 27 May 2020 14:26:27 +0300

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diff --git a/README b/README @@ -1,11 +1,51 @@ -carbs base -========== +carbs rootfs script +------------------- -Tool for generating the rootfs tarball. -Tarballs on are -generated from this script. You should run as root. If you want to configure, -copy config.def to config and edit the file. +Tool for generating rootfs tarballs for Carbs Linux. But +it can be configured to create tarballs for KISS, create +a personalized pre-configured tarball with an Xorg server +to ease installation process. Tarballs on + are generated from this script. -Please report any issues you encounter from this -program. + +configuration +------------- + +Configuration can be done by copying config.def file to +config. There you can configure where the rootfs will be +created, packages to be installed, CFLAGS, MAKEFLAGS, +repository to be added, and the `KISS_PATH` to be used. + + +extra repositories +------------------ + +The script by default only installs a single repository, +but can accept a file named 'repositories' to add additional +repositories to the target system. This file is structured +in a plaintext manner and has 3 seperate sections. + +1. Git URL +2. Target location +3. Git clone options (such as --depth 1) + +Here is an example repositories file. The local repository is +for example purposes, don't actually use local repositories. + + + /var/db/kiss/personalrepo --depth 1 + /home/user/kiss-repo2 /var/db/kiss/kiss-repo2 --no-local --depth 2 + + +You can then add these to your KISS_PATH by editing the +config file and adding the following to your `HOST_REPO_PATH`. + + + HOST_REPO_PATH="/tmp/repo/core:$MNTDIR/var/db/kiss/personalrepo:$MNTDIR/var/db/kiss/kiss-repo2" + + +postinstall +----------- + +You can change the postinstall (which defaults to true) function to +make manual changes to the generated root filesystem.+ \ No newline at end of file