pre — A set of predefined options and substitutions.


The pre set gives developers a way to pre-define certain options and substitution cases for common installations. For example, if certain options are suggested when installing on x86 Linux, a pre set may be defined for x86 Linux installations. See predefs for a usage example.


  • name (required) - The name of this pre-defined set.

  • description (optional) - A description of when this set is appropriate.

  • id (optional) - A unique identifier for this set, used in package dependencies


The following elements are valid parents of pre: predefs.


The following elements are children of pre: def.