Latest Windows 10 insider builds have support for a new integrated Ubuntu Bash on Windows.
I’m currently trying to get latest Docker 1.12 rc client binary to work with the docker daemon running in Docker for Windows Hyper-V VM.
First results are really promising: Running docker client is as easy as setting DOCKER_HOST variable to
tcp://localhost:2375 und running the official binary from the github release page.
But there is a problem when trying to mount directories of exposed windows drives: Absolute path mapping is required as the mount directory of windows drives is slightly different in Bash for Windows compared to the MobyLinuxVM:
MobyLinux: /c and /C
Bash on Windows: /mnt/c
That’s why something like
docker run -v .:/somedir <image> does not work/results in an empty volume.
Suggested enhancement: Mount/symlink drives shared in the Docker for Windows settings also to