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authorTails developers <>2014-11-30 12:24:54 +0000
committerTails developers <>2014-11-30 12:24:54 +0000
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Add info wrt. what people use to build cloud images (Closes: #7529).
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@@ -64,6 +64,20 @@ What we have
* Docker is seeing a lot of traction lately. It might be a better bet
than Vagrant on the long-term.
+What others use
+* Ubuntu cloud images are built with vmbuilder, which works basically
+ at the same level as live-build. It might be useful to create and
+ maintain a builder basebox, but it doesn't provide the same glue as
+ Vagrant for downloading, managing, booting and file sharing.
+* Same for other building cloud images for other operating systems,
+ apparently:
+ <>
+* [Vortex]( is similar
+ to Vagrant. Only supports VirtualBox (and the Amazon cloud) as
+ of 20141130.