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Description

Overview

Docker provides a good testbed and environment-fluid deployment method. Produce a Dockerfile to generate a slim Docker image for Write Freely.

Background

Users

This is intended for system administrator and developer usage.

Implementation

This will require writing a Dockerfile. Developing a CI/CD pipeline to automatically build and push from this is outside of scope of this task.

Design

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matt changed the visibility from "All Users" to "Public (No Login Required)".Nov 13 2018, 7:04 PM
bkoehn added a subscriber: bkoehn.Nov 19 2018, 2:56 PM

I have a simple but functional Dockerfile that I use. You can get it on my GitLab. Really it doesn't need much; feel free to use it in the official distro; right now it takes the URI of the current release as a build argument; if you need additional build integration I'd be happy to help out.

BTW if you can tell me how to do a build I'll include that in a multi-stage Dockerfile that will build the app and yield a compact image.

matt added a comment.Nov 20 2018, 11:59 PM

Thanks @bkoehn! A lot of people have their eyes on the Docker setup right now, but for now @benovermyer has taken the reins on it. What other kinds of build integrations could you help with?

Otherwise the release recipe in the current Makefile shows how to do a build -- that should be a good starting place.