Brian J. Knaus

Brian J. Knaus’s blog about genomics and biology.

Customizing a Docker image

In previous posts we’ve used Docker images to troubleshoot R package issues. One of the tasks associated with this has been the installation of system and R dependencies. This installation can be somewhat time consuming. In order to avoid this we can customize a container so that it has the dependencies we need. Here we’ll see how this is accomplished. We’ve been using the rocker r-devel-san-clang container. A first step is to fork this repository to your own account. Read more →