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Debian docker images for all versions/architectures
Full Description

Supported tags and respective Dockerfile links

What is Debian?

Debian is an operating system which is composed primarily of free and open-source software, most of which is under the GNU General Public License, and developed by a group of individuals known as the Debian project. Debian is one of the most popular Linux distributions for personal computers and network servers, and has been used as a base for several other Linux distributions.

wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian

About these images

Tag Policy

  • In general, tags have the names in suite-arch format. Tags named as suite only are convenient aliases for amd64 architecture. That is, squeeze is actually squeeze-amd64.
  • oldoldstable-*, oldstable-*, stable-*, testing-*, unstable-* tags are built based on their named suite-arch corresponding ones with one additional layer applied -- change /etc/apt/sources.list.
  • So far *-amd64 images are actually those in Docker official Debian images.

Development

  1. Checkout vicamo/docker-brew-debian to master branch. WARNING: this is a HUGE (863 MB) repository because it contains 31 rootfs archives. One might only want to clone it before going to bed.

    git clone -b master git@github.com:vicamo/docker-brew-debian.git

  2. Checkout docker/docker to master branch.

    git clone -b master git@github.com:docker/docker.git

  3. Install Debian package qemu-user-static. We need it to create foreign arched images as described in issue #8602

    sudo apt-get install qemu-user-static

  4. Update the mkimage.sh symbolic link to contrib/mkimage.sh in the just cloned docker/docker repository.

    cd some/path/to/vicamo/docker-brew-debian<br />
    ln -sf some/path/to/docker/docker/contrib/mkimage.sh

  5. Now you may have some fun by:

    DEBOOTSTRAP=qemu-debootstrap ./update.sh jessie/s390x sid ...

Note 1: For creating arm64 images, one has to explicitly assign DONT_TOUCH_SOURCES_LIST=1 in contrib/mkimage/debootstrap in docker/docker repository.

User Feedback

Issues

If you have any problems with or questions about this image, please contact us through a GitHub issue.

Contributing

You are invited to contribute new features, fixes, or updates, large or small; we are always thrilled to receive pull requests, and do our best to process them as fast as we can.

Before you start to code, we recommend discussing your plans through a GitHub issue, especially for more ambitious contributions. This gives other contributors a chance to point you in the right direction, give you feedback on your design, and help you find out if someone else is working on the same thing.

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