Question

Generate file outside of Docker container during build

Hi DigitalOcean community!

I am trying to deploy a simple Docker container to the App Platform. However, I am using Gurobi in my Docker container (gurobi/python:9.5.2), which requires a gurobi.lic file on the host system. Unfortunately, as far as I know, it’s not possible to add a file manually to the host container with AP. Is it possible to generate a file on the host system during the build phase (e.g., via Dockerfile)? Any assistance is appreciated, thank you!

PS. What also might work is first executing a script that generates the file, and then build and run the docker container. Would this be possible with App Platform?


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In the end, the file was not required outside the container, so I was able to fix it. If anyone needs a file outside their Docker container, sorry, I still don’t know if this is possible.