(This was originally published on http://blogs.dlt.com/troubleshooting-dockerfile-builds-checkpoint-containers/ Republished here with permission and some minor edits.)
I recently ran into some problems compiling code while building a docker image using a Dockerfile. The compile process wasn’t working, so the failed
make install was stopping the container image from being built. There’s 3 ways I could have approached troubleshooting this failed build.
I used what I’m calling a checkpoint container to troubleshoot quickly and get back on track with the rest of the build process.
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