Prepare the final payload to be packed, performing additional processing and adding metadata files. If part names are specified only those parts will be primed. The default is to prime all parts.


rockcraft prime [options] <part-name>



Optional list of parts to process.



Set architecture to build for.


Shell into the environment if the build fails.


Build in the current host.


Set platform to build for.


Shell into the environment in lieu of the step to run.


Shell into the environment after the step has run.


Build in a LXD container.

Global options

-h or --help

Show this help message and exit.

-q or --quiet

Only show warnings and errors, not progress.

-v or --verbose

Show debug information and be more verbose.


Set the verbosity level to ‘quiet’, ‘brief’, ‘verbose’, ‘debug’ or ‘trace’.

-V or --version

Show the application version and exit.