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Docker commit should retain container data in volumes too


(Devopsnetapponaws) #1

Currently docker commit will have the docker container created as a docker image.
But it will be very useful if all the data at that point on mounted volumes can be pushed along with it too.


(Think) #2

is it an option for you to hack this by copying your interesting files from the mount into the container before commiting.


(Prabhushan) #3

hi,

Any update on this?


(Sam) #4

i don’t understand this topic

docker commit takes a running container and saves it, at the current state, to a new IMAGE
data external to the container (on volumes) is NOT saved, (well, because its EXTERNAL).

the new IMAGE, like all images, can be used to start a new container.