Merging Pull Requests#
To build new images and publish them to the Docker Hub registry, do the following:
Make sure GitHub Actions status checks pass for the PR.
Merge the PR.
Monitor the merge commit GitHub Actions status.
We think GitHub Actions are quite reliable, so please, investigate if some error occurs. Building Docker images in PRs is exactly the same after merging to main, except there is an additional
Try to avoid merging another PR to main branch until all pending builds are complete. This way, you will know which commit might have broken the build and also have correct tags for moving tags (like
Updating Python version#
When a new
Python version is released, we wait for two things:
all the dependencies to be available (as wheels or in
pythonpatch release for this version. This allows to avoid many bugs, which can happen in a major release.
Updating the Ubuntu Base Image#
docker-stacks-foundation is based on the LTS Ubuntu docker image.
We wait for the first point release of the new LTS Ubuntu before updating the version.
Other images are directly or indirectly inherited from
We rebuild our images automatically each week, which means they frequently receive the updates.
When there’s a security fix in the Ubuntu base image, it’s a good idea to manually trigger images rebuild from the GitHub actions workflow UI.
Run Workflow button will trigger this process.
Adding a New Core Image to Docker Hub#
When there’s a new stack definition, do the following before merging the PR with the new stack:
Ensure the PR updates the Makefile, which is used to build the stacks in order on GitHub Actions.
Ensure necessary tags / manifests are added for the new image in the tagging folder.
Create a new repository in the
jupyterorg on Docker Hub named after the stack folder in the git repo.
stacksteam permission to write to the repo.
Adding a New Maintainer Account#
Add the maintainer’s Docker Hub username.
Add the maintainer’s GitHub username.
Pushing a Build Manually#
If automated build in GitHub Actions has got you down, do the following to push a build manually:
Clone this repository.
Check out the git SHA you want to build and publish.
docker loginwith your Docker Hub credentials.