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live-build - Live System Build Components
lb bootstrap-hooks [--verbose]
lb bootstrap-hooks [--help]
lb bootstrap-hooks [--version]
live-build contains the components to build a live system from a con‐
The lb bootstrap-hooks command executes hook files after the bootstrap
lb bootstrap-hooks executes any hook files found in the config/hooks
directory within the configuration directory.
Hook files do not require to have a specific owner nor specific permis‐
sions. They are marked executable by lb bootstrap-hooks automatically
when they are executed.
Hook files must either have the suffix *.hook or *.hook.bootstrap.
Hook files with the suffix *.hook are executed first, hook files with
the suffix *.hook.bootstrap are executed second.
Hook files are executed in alphanumberical order by lb bootstrap-hooks.
If one hook file depends on being run after another, best practise is
to use number prefixes (nnnn, starting with 0001) to ensure the order
Hook files are copied into the chroot/live-build directory by lb boot‐
strap-hooks. They are executed from within the chroot directory
(chrooted) and can read the configuration directory in /live-build/con‐
fig within the chroot directory.
sets verbose option (default: False).
show help message and exit.
show program's version number and exit.
generic hook files.
hook files specific for the bootstrap stage.
directory in which the hook files are executed.
bind mounted configuration directory within the chroot directory to
be read by hook files.
directory in which hook files are copied.
More information about live-build and the Live Systems project can be
found on the homepage at <http://live-systems.org/> and in the manual
Bugs can be reported by submitting a bugreport for the live-build pack‐
age in the Bug Tracking System at <http://bugs.debian.org/> or by writ‐
ing a mail to the Live Systems mailing list at
live-build was written by Daniel Baumann <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
4.0~alpha33-1 2014-03-31 LIVE-BUILD(1)