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Docker image to run GitHub Linguist, a library used on to detect blob languages.
If you are interested, check out my other Docker images!

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Build locally

git clone
cd docker-linguist

# Build image and output to docker (default)
docker buildx bake

# Build multi-platform image
docker buildx bake image-all


Registry Image
Docker Hub crazymax/linguist
GitHub Container Registry

Following platforms for this image are available:

$ docker run --rm mplatform/mquery crazymax/linguist:latest
Image: crazymax/linguist:latest
 * Manifest List: Yes
 * Supported platforms:
   - linux/amd64
   - linux/arm/v6
   - linux/arm/v7
   - linux/arm64
   - linux/386
   - linux/ppc64le
   - linux/s390x


The entrypoint is github-linguist itself:

$ docker run -t --rm crazymax/linguist:latest --help
  Linguist v7.3.1
  Detect language type for a file, or, given a repository, determine language breakdown.

  Usage: linguist <path>
         linguist <path> [--breakdown] [--json]
         linguist [--breakdown] [--json]

Example with this repository cloned and analyzed by linguist:

$ git clone
$ docker run -t --rm -v "$(pwd)/portapps:/repo" crazymax/linguist:latest
85.51%  Go
10.00%  Inno Setup
4.49%   Shell


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Thanks again for your support, it is much appreciated! 🙏


MIT. See LICENSE for more details.