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Last pushed: 8 months ago
Short Description
A docker image for building software that includes some basic science software dependencies.
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docker-science-stack

Docker cheatsheet:

# Run the image, get a shell
docker run -t -i nbearson/docker-science-stack /bin/bash
# Run the image, get a shell, and mount the current directory as /workspace
docker run -it --rm -v "$PWD":/workspace -w /workspace nbearson/docker-science-stack /bin/bash

# Build the image from just the Dockerfile
docker build -t nbearson/docker-science-stack .
# Push the built image to Dockerhub
docker push nbearson/docker-science-stack

Why?

  • I want to try out an a new version of GCC without having to worry about properly isolating it from the rest of my machine and deleting it later.
  • I'm on a mac and want to compile code for a linux machine without dedicating idle resources to a VM.
  • Once someone has done the work of putting together a docker image with everything you need (and we rarely need something too special), you can get a copy and use it with 1 terminal command.
  • Why not?

For gcc only without the frills:

https://hub.docker.com/_/gcc/
https://github.com/docker-library/gcc

This is a debian-based image, but it comes with gcc (and now gfortran!) preinstalled and nothing else. Nice for getting a compiler for free to put through the paces.

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