Bug 1120895

Summary: [RFE] New Kickstart %pre-packages directive
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 Reporter: Wade Mealing <wmealing>
Component: anacondaAssignee: Anaconda Maintenance Team <anaconda-maint-list>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Release Test Team <release-test-team>
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Version: 7.0CC: mitr
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Description Wade Mealing 2014-07-17 23:28:50 UTC
Description of problem:

A new directive (similar to pre) which is run after disk partitioning and mounting may allow systems to make early-install changes to the disk before packages are installed.

This would be useful in situations such as https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1113885 . 

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Comment 3 David Cantrell 2014-07-23 20:44:31 UTC
Duping this to 1120554.  Adding a new special %pre section in kickstart is not the right idea.  This needs discussion and design and it may end up being in anaconda or not.  Continue the discussion in 1120554.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1120554 ***