Commit a9422c74 authored by Rémi Duraffort's avatar Rémi Duraffort
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Document the new overlay feature

Signed-off-by: default avatarRémi Duraffort <>
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explanations. Ensure all information on options and possible values is in the
reference guide.
LAVA can insert user provided overlays into your images right after the download step.
In the url block, you can add a dictionary called `overlays` that will list the
overlays to add to the given resource.
.. code-block:: yaml
- deploy:
compression: xz
format: ext4
compression: xz
format: tar
path: /
In order to insert overlay into an image, you should specify the image format.
Currently LAVA supports cpio (newc format) and ext4 images.
The overlays should be archived using tar. The path is relative to the root of
the image to update. This path is required.
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