[Biopython-dev] Docker containers

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Mon Mar 30 12:30:43 UTC 2015

On Mon, Mar 30, 2015 at 12:20 PM, Tiago Antao <tra at popgen.net> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Before I port my containers to the project there are a few things that
> you should be made aware of:
> 1. There are 4 containers x 2 versions (Python 2 and 3): empty (shell),
> notebook, notebook with tutorial and buildbot. The buildbot one is
> currently under maintenance, but I would expect all the others to work.
> 2. I am maintaining all these containers with a simple template system
> on my repository (https://github.com/tiagoantao/my-containers). It is
> clumsy, but does the work. I will probably port the script also to the
> new main repo.
> 3. The containers themselves were my first attempt at doing docker
> containers, so they are a bit naive. But they do work. A future plan
> would be to use anaconda (well, miniconda) as a basis. Also force the
> versions of all packages.
> 4. You can find instructions here:
> http://fe.popgen.net/2015/03/docker-containers-for-biopython/ .
> Comments and criticism appreciated.
> When everyone is happy, I will put everything under the biopython repo.
> Tiago

i.e. This new (currently empty) repository:

See also discussion on these threads:


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