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download and unpack a stage file

Description

Downloads a operating system stage using curl and unpacks it to /target using tar. The stage tarball is expected to be gzip compressed.

Required Parameters

uri

The uri from which to fetch the tarball. Can be anything understood by curl, e.g: | http://path/to/stage.tgz | tftp:///path/to/stage.tgz | file:///local/path/stage.tgz

Optional Parameters

target

where to unpack the tarball to. Defaults to /target.

Boolean Parameters

insecure

run curl in insecure mode so it does not check the servers ssl certificate

Examples

__install_stage --uri tftp:///path/to/stage.tgz
__install_stage --uri http://path/to/stage.tgz --target /mnt/foobar
__install_stage --uri file:///path/to/stage.tgz --target /target
__install_stage --uri https://path/to/stage.tgz --target /mnt/foobar --insecure

Authors

Steven Armstrong <steven-cdist--@--armstrong.cc>

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Copyright (C) 2011 - 2013 Steven Armstrong. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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Dec 21, 2020 6.9.4 cdist