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  1. Jul 2021
    1. We comment out the failed line, and the Dockerfile now looks like this:

      To test a failing Dockerfile step, it is best to comment it out, successfully build an image, and then run this command from inside of the Dockerfile

    1. When you have one layer that downloads a large temporary file and you delete it in another layer, that has the result of leaving the file in the first layer, where it gets sent over the network and stored on disk, even when it's not visible inside your container. Changing permissions on a file also results in the file being copied to the current layer with the new permissions, doubling the disk space and network bandwidth for that file.

      Things to watch out for in Dockerfile operations

    2. making sure the longest RUN command come first and in their own layer (again to be cached), instead of being chained with other RUN commands: if one of those fail, the long command will have to be re-executed. If that long command is isolated in its own (Dockerfile line)/layer, it will be cached.

      Optimising Dockerfile is not always as simple as MIN(layers). Sometimes, it is worth keeping more than a single RUN layer

  2. Oct 2020