ch-dir2squash - Man Page

Create a SquashFS file from an image directory


$ ch-dir2squash IMGDIR OUTDIR [ARGS ...]


Create Charliecloud SquashFS file from image directory IMGDIR under directory OUTDIR, named as last component of IMGDIR plus suffix .sqfs.

Optional ARGS will passed to mksquashfs unchanged.

Additional arguments:


print help and exit


print version and exit


$ ch-dir2squash /var/tmp/debian /var/tmp
Parallel mksquashfs: Using 6 processors
Creating 4.0 filesystem on /var/tmp/debian.sqfs, block size 131072.
-rw-r--r--  1 charlie charlie 41M Apr 23 14:41 /var/tmp/debian.sqfs

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See Also


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