Thanks, I'm trying out Debian as the base image and liking it so far.

On Friday, March 2, 2018 at 9:47:41 AM UTC-4, Mathias Behrle wrote:
>
> * ericr...@gmail.com <javascript:>: " Re: [Mayan EDMS: 2288] Announcing 
> Mayan EDMS NG 
>   version 2.8" (Wed, 28 Feb 2018 17:49:27 -0800 (PST)): 
>
> > I managed to get Mayan running using Alpine Linux but the final image 
> size 
> > was almost the same using Ubuntu. There were too many path and 
> > configuration file changes and while Alpine runs well it is not LSB 
> > compliant. I don't think it is a fit for something like as complex as 
> Mayan 
> > and needs to run reliably in business settings. Alpine was a bit faster 
> but 
> > is missing too many things like language files and fonts (our multi 
> > language Office test document doesn't render using Alpine). There are 
> > problems with Ubuntu too. Ubuntu 16.04, the recommended version for 
> Mayan, 
> > is rather old and missing a recent kernel. Moving to a newer version 
> breaks 
> > too many things. Ubuntu is not careful when it comes to backwards 
> > compatibility. RedHat, Fedora and CentOS were a disaster. Many basic 
> > libraries are missing and the official recommendation is to use third 
> party 
> > repositories. No thanks. I'm going to try Debian next, which is very 
> secure 
> > but also very stable in terms of release continuity (as opposed to 
> Ubuntu). 
>
> JFTR if size matters there are also the *-slim flavors of Debian images 
> removing some files usually not needed inside containers. 
>
> https://hub.docker.com/_/debian/ 
>
>
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