On Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 4:59 AM, Oksana <oko...@gmail.com> wrote:
> We only have one cluster, so we will have both test and production
> environments running on it. I understand that at a minimum we'd need
> different Galaxy home dir and UID/GID.
For our local deployment of Galaxy with Docker, which was inspired by a
very early version of Björn's docker-galaxy-stable, we use an entrypoint
script to remap the Galaxy user's UID and GID inside the container from
environment variables GALAXY_UID and GALAXY_GID passed to `docker run`:
Just below that, starting at line 42, is an admittedly hacky way of
relocating the Galaxy directory hierarchy (exported data and/or code) from
its container default location /galaxy to another location specified by the
GALAXY_ROOT environment variable. It essentially turns the container into
an installer when `--reroot` or `--upgrade` is passed to the entrypoint
script. `--reroot` copies the container's entire /galaxy hierarchy to
$GALAXY_ROOT for initializing an instance from the container. `--upgrade`
copies just the container's Galaxy distribution in /galaxy/stable to
$GALAXY_ROOT/stable (aka $GALAXY_HOME) for upgrading an existing instance
from a more recent image.
It's definitely nice being able to configure things like this at runtime
for e.g. differentiating between test and production! Would functionality
like this be useful/welcome in docker-galaxy-stable?
Brian Claywell | programmer/analyst
Matsen Group | http://matsen.fredhutch.org <http://matsen.fhcrc.org/>
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
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