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From: Nathan Cutler <>
To: Mingliang LIU <>,
Subject: Re: Building Ceph in Docker
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2017 12:27:38 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

> I know we're building Ceph in Linux distributions and many of you use
> as I do. Steps to install dependencies are easy so we don't
> have to worry about prerequisites in a dev machine.
> I'm thinking if it's useful to build Ceph in Docker. There are reasons
> to do this, for example 1) not be able/willing to install quite a few
> dependency software/library on a shared Linux, 2) to have a standard
> build image for isolated and automatic testing, and 3) to build on
> Mac/Windows. I know for this we can create Linux virtual machines on
> Mac/ Windows, but I think container is lightweight and better.
> So I attach a small script that creates a Docker image to build the
> Ceph from source, and then starts a test cluster with in a
> container. Do you think it's something useful and/or worth to have in
> source tree?
> When I was building Hadoop, I found its helpful,
> which is basically the same idea I borrowed here.

Have you looked at ?

I have not tried it in awhile, but it used to be able to not only build 
Ceph but also run "make check", in a Docker container. It support(ed) 
several different operating systems.

It would be nice if someone got it working again.


  reply	other threads:[~2017-08-29 10:27 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-08-29  6:06 Building Ceph in Docker Mingliang LIU
2017-08-29 10:27 ` Nathan Cutler [this message]
2017-08-29 13:53   ` kefu chai

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