Docker build failes when trying to take snapshot. Runs locally.


When trying to deploy my Kotlin api, the Docker build fails right after the gradle build succeeds with the following error message:

│ 5 actionable tasks: 5 executed
INFO[0114] Taking snapshot of files...                
error building image: error building stage: failed to take snapshot: Failed to get file info for /root/.kotlin/daemon/ lstat /root/.kotlin/daemon/ no such file or directory

It runs locally, so I’m very confused about what is going wrong.

My Docker file looks like this:

FROM amazoncorretto:17.0.11-alpine AS _build
_COPY . /build/src
WORKDIR /build/src
RUN ./gradlew :server:buildFatJar --no-daemon

FROM amazoncorretto:17.0.11-alpine
RUN mkdir /app
COPY --from=_build_ /build/src/server/build/libs/*.jar /app/vacapp.jar
ENTRYPOINT ["java","-jar","/app/vacapp.jar"]

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Accepted Answer

Added RUN ./gradlew clean on the line before I build the jar and now it works. Still no idea why it failed in the first place, though. 🤷🏼

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