Commit d49512e6 authored by Aurélien Dunand's avatar Aurélien Dunand Committed by Sébastien Luttringer

Clarifying image selection in manpage

Signed-off-by: Seblu's avatarSébastien Luttringer <>
parent dcdd8608
......@@ -74,13 +74,27 @@ OPTIONS
--ionice-level IONICE_LEVEL
set the *IONICE_LEVEL* for the process
an InstallSystems *image* selected with the following pattern:
[repository/]image[:version] (Note that the repository can be local)
Example: stable/debian\*:\*, \*/\*:1
an InstallSystems *image*, same as <remote_image>, but the repository *must* be local
an InstallSystems *image*, it's a <remote_image> or a path to a packaged image
Please note that you can display specific help messages for all of
these commands by using the --help argument after the command name.
add [-h] [-p] *repository* *image*...
add [-h] [-p] *repository* *image_path*...
Add a local *image* to a local *repository*.
-p, --preserve
......@@ -106,11 +120,11 @@ build [-h] [-c] [-C] [-f] [-p] [-s] [*path*]...
do not run build scripts
cat [-h] path|[repository/]\ *image*\ [:version] *file*...
cat [-h] <image> *file*...
Display one *file* (or more) from *image*. Globbing is allowed for files matching.
changelog [-h] [-v] path|[repository/]\ *image*\ [:version]...
changelog [-h] [-v] <image>...
Display the last changelog entry for one *image* (or more).
-v, --all-version
......@@ -138,14 +152,14 @@ clean [-h] [-f] *repository*...
do not prompt before cleaning
copy [-h] [-f] *image*... *repository*
copy [-h] [-f] <remote_image>... *repository*
Copy one *image* (or more) to another local **repository**.
-f, --force
overwrite existing images without prompting
del [-h] [-f] [-p] *image*...
del [-h] [-f] [-p] <local_image>...
Delete one *image* (or more) from its repository.
-f, --force
......@@ -159,7 +173,7 @@ diff [-h] *object* *object*
Show diff between two repositories or images.
extract [-h] [-f] [-g] [-p] *image* *path*
extract [-h] [-f] [-g] [-p] <image> *path*
Extract an InstallSystems *image* into *path*.
-f, --force
......@@ -172,7 +186,7 @@ extract [-h] [-f] [-g] [-p] *image* *path*
extract payloads
get [-h] [-f] [-I] [-p] *image*...
get [-h] [-f] [-I] [-p] <remote_image>...
Download a remote InstallSystems *image* in current directory.
-f, --force
......@@ -189,7 +203,7 @@ help [-h]
Show help.
info [-h] [-c] [-j] [-v] *image*...
info [-h] [-c] [-j] [-v] <image>...
Display info about one *image* (or more).
-c, --changelog
......@@ -206,15 +220,15 @@ init [-h] *repository*...
Create one empty *repository* (or more).
install [--dry-run] *image*
install [--dry-run] <image>
Install *image*. Each *image* may have specific options. Typically, each one will display a list of available options when using the **--help** argument. In case of trouble during the install you should contact the author of the image. You can find this info in its description file.
do not execute setup scripts
list [-h] [-A] [-d] [-D] [-j] [-l] [-m] [-s] [-u] [image...]
List available images. By default, it displays the image name and its repository, ordered by repositories/images/version.
list [-h] [-A] [-d] [-D] [-j] [-l] [-m] [-s] [-u] [<remote_image>...]
List available *images*. By default, it displays the image name and its repository, ordered by repositories/images/version.
-A, --author
display image author
......@@ -241,7 +255,7 @@ list [-h] [-A] [-d] [-D] [-j] [-l] [-m] [-s] [-u] [image...]
display image url
move [-h] [-f] *image*... *repository*
move [-h] [-f] <local_image>... *repository*
Move one *image* (or more) to another *repository*.
-f, --force
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