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Re: [alpine-devel] Docker 18.09.0 available as aport

From: Natanael Copa <>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 12:36:01 +0100

On Fri, 23 Nov 2018 12:13:47 +0100
Bernhard J. M. Grün <> wrote:

> Hey,
> I just finished packaging Docker 18.09.0 (release on 2018-11-08, see
> aports). To do this I had to split out containerd and runc into own
> packages - as they should no longer be directly packaged into the docker
> main package (according to the release notes of docker).
> One advantage of this new packaging will be that one is able to run
> containerd and / or runc without using docker. I think I already read some
> comments / wishes about this on IRC.

I think this sounds like a good idea, in general. the only thing I
think can be a challenge is that docker may require a very specific
version of containerd and runc.

> One could also use another container runtime instead of runc in the future
> - together with docker or without docker. So maybe we will see some more
> I would like to maintain these packages in the future. If noone is against
> it (_at_ncopa ?). The next regular release of docker will be 19.03 somewhere
> in march / april 2019 BTW.

this is ok with me. thanks!


> Freundliche Grüße / best regards
> Bernhard J. M. Grün

Received on Tue Nov 27 2018 - 12:36:01 UTC