Provided by: cloud-utils_0.25-0ubuntu5_all bug


       cloud-publish-image - publish a cloud image


       cloud-publish-image [OPTIONS] ARCH IMAGE BUCKET


       -l|--add-launch <user_id>
              user_id can be "all", or "none"

              only report what would be done

              if a image is already registered simply report as if work was done

       -o|--output <file>
              write registered id and manifest to file

       --rename <publish_path>
              publish to bucket/<publish_path>, default: bucket/<basename(image)>

       -t|--type <type>
              type is one of kernel/ramdisk/image/auto.  if type is 'image', then:
                -k | --kernel       k : use previously registered kernel with id 'k'
                                        specify 'none' for no kernel
                -K | --kernel-file  f : bundle, upload, use file 'f' as kernel
                -r | --ramdisk      r : use previously registered ramdisk with id 'r'
                                        specify 'none' for no ramdisk
                -R | --ramdisk-file f : bundle, upload, use file 'f' as ramdisk
                -B | --block-device-mapping m : specify block device mapping in bundle

       --save-downloaded d
              save the download image to directory 'd' (applicable only if TARBALL is an URL)

              increase verbosity

       --name <name>
              register image with given name. basename(publish_path)


       ARCH   Target architecture, one of i386 or x86_64

       IMAGE  Target image to upload and register.  If this is a URL, it will be downloaded.

       BUCKET Target bucket to publish the image to


       Behavior of this program can be modified by environment variables as described below:

       EC2PRE Underlying  tools will be invoked using this prefix.  The default is 'euca-', which
              results in using tools like 'euca-register' and 'euca-bundle-image'.   To  use  the
              ec2-api-tools or ec2-ami-tools, set EC2PRE='ec2-'


       Publish an image to a cloud


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