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Build a docker image with a specific size

How build a docker image from a dockerfile with a specific size ?

Not possible to specify a specific size for a docker image you are building.

But you should try and keep your docker images as small a possible.

-Try and use alpine docker images as your base docker image in your Dockerfiles.
-Use a .dockerignore
-Use multi-stage builds if possbile.
-Cleanup stuff not needed in your docker image.

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