Docker base image naming for non-x86_64

Pradipta Kumar Banerjee bpradip at in.ibm.com
Tue Jul 7 04:35:45 UTC 2015


On 07/07/2015 06:09 AM, Jon wrote:
> 
> 
> On Mon, Jul 6, 2015 at 12:27 PM, Pradipta Kumar Banerjee <bpradip at in.ibm.com
> <mailto:bpradip at in.ibm.com>> wrote:
> 
>     On 06/02/2015 08:32 PM, Adam Miller wrote:
>     > Hello all,
>     >     There was recently a thread on the Fedora ARM mailing list[0]
>     > about getting a Fedora ARM image into the official Docker Hub. That
>     > discussion lead down the trail of how to best handle the naming for
>     > all of this.
>     >
>     > The current questions are either using Fedora's namespace and just
>     > making a new image (using Fedora ARM as an example), this would be the
>     > "FROM" line for a Dockerfile
>     >
>     >     FROM fedora/armhfp
>     >
>     > Which would then contain all the standard tags for latest, rawhide, f22, etc.
>     >
>     > Or alternatively, have each architecture maintain their own namespace
>     > within the Hub which would look a little more like:
>     >
>     >     FROM fedora-arm
>     >
>     > I'm personally a fan of the first option because it keeps things under
>     > the Fedora umbrella and also allows for flexibility of aarch64, POWER,
>     > etc as Docker supports more architectures. However the one thing I see
>     > there that could be problematic is the possibility for users to be
>     > confused if they don't search on the Docker Hub webUI and see the
>     > associated documentation highlighting that the base image is for a
>     > different architecture but instead just search from the docker command
>     > line and end up with an image that won't run.
>     >
>     > Looking forward to feedback on the topic.
> 
>     Is there any agreement on the naming scheme ?
> 
> 
> The first form seems to have the most support.
>  
Makes sense.. Should we also discuss this in the docker-dev mailing list as well
since this affects every official image in the docker hub ?

> 
>     >
>     > Thanks,
>     > -AdamM
>     >
>     > [0] - https://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/arm/2015-June/009526.html
>     >
> 
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>     Pradipta
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