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This repository is the home of the Docker CLI.


docker/cli is developed using Docker.

Build CLI from source:

docker buildx bake

Build binaries for all supported platforms:

docker buildx bake cross

Build for a specific platform:

docker buildx bake --set binary.platform=linux/arm64 

Build dynamic binary for glibc or musl:

USE_GLIBC=1 docker buildx bake dynbinary 

Run all linting:

docker buildx bake lint shellcheck

Run test:

docker buildx bake test

List all the available targets:

make help

In-container development environment

Start an interactive development environment:

make -f docker.Makefile shell


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