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vignettes Indicate that you have a containerit::write method Jan 15, 2019
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DESCRIPTION use 3.5.0 base image and install stevedore from CRAN Dec 14, 2018
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containerit packages R script/session/workspace and all dependencies as a Docker container by automagically generating a suitable Dockerfile. The packages’s website at A good summary of what the package does can be found in this o2r project blog post.

Project Status: WIP - Initial development is in progress, but there has not yet been a stable, usable release suitable for the public. Build Status

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Quick start


Development version from GitHub.



See the vignettes at vignettes/containerit.Rmd for usage from the R command line, and vignettes/container.Rmd for the usage from a regular command line interface based on containers from Docker Hub.


Images are available starting from different base images. All images are also available with version tags.


Base image: rocker/verse:3.4.4


Base image: rocker/geospatial:3.4.4


All help is welcome: asking questions, providing documentation, testing, or even programming.

Please note that this project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.


r-hub builder is great for running checks, e.g. before submitting to CRAN and on other operating systems.


You can build the pkgdown site with


You can build the Docker images locally with the current development version using the following commands.

docker build --tag containerit:dev --file inst/docker/Dockerfile.local .
docker build --tag containerit:geospatial-dev --file inst/docker/geospatial/Dockerfile.local .


containerit is licensed under GNU General Public License, version 3, see file LICENSE.

Copyright (C) 2018 - o2r project.

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