Full-fat cPython Docker images based on Alpine Linux
These images are like the official Python Docker images in that they contain build tools and development libraries but are based on Alpine Linux instead of Debian.
These images are not smaller than their Debian counterparts. They should be used to build Python software that includes native extensions. The software can then be used in smaller images by installing built wheels. Good small base images for Python software are the
nismodule isn't built. Alpine's libc does not include
nisheaders or libraries.