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$ depot build -t depot/app .

[+] Building 0.0s (0/15)
=> [depot] connecting to arm64 builder0.0s
=> [internal] load metadata for docker.io/library/node:180.0s
=> [build 1/8] FROM docker.io/library/node:180.0s
=> => resolve docker.io/library/node:180.0s
=> [internal] load build context0.0s
=> => transferring context: 2.71MB0.0s
=> CACHED [build 2/8] RUN corepack enable0.0s
=> CACHED [build 3/8] WORKDIR /app0.0s
=> CACHED [build 4/8] COPY pnpm-lock.yaml package.json ./0.0s
=> CACHED [build 5/8] RUN pnpm install --frozen-lockfile0.0s
=> [build 6/8] COPY . .0.0s
=> [build 7/8] RUN pnpm build0.0s
=> [build 8/8] RUN pnpm prune --prod0.0s
=> CACHED [stage-1 2/5] WORKDIR /app0.0s
=> [stage-1 3/5] COPY --from=build /app/node_modules /app/node_modules0.0s
=> [stage-1 4/5] COPY --from=build /app/build /app/build0.0s
=> [stage-1 5/5] COPY --from=build /app/public /app/public0.0s
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Average Build Duration(last 7 days)
With Depot
1m 15s
With Docker
18m 52s
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depot build vs docker build
- docker build .
+ depot build .
--tag depot/app:latest --target app --file docker/Dockerfile --build-arg COMMIT=6fc3900f --platform linux/arm64,linux/amd64 --progress plain --ssh default --push
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$ depot build -t ghcr.io/org/app:tag .
# Build stage
FROM node:18.12.1-bullseye-slim AS frontend-build
COPY package.json pnpm-lock.yaml ./
RUN corepack enable && pnpm install --frozen-lockfile --prod
COPY frontend/ frontend/
RUN pnpm build
# Package stage
FROM python:3.10.10-slim-bullseye
USER posthog
RUN apt-get update && apt-get install -y --no-install-recommends chromium chromium-driver libpq-dev libxmlsec1 libxmlsec1-dev libxml2
COPY ./bin ./bin/
COPY posthog posthog/
COPY --from=frontend-build /code/frontend/dist /code/frontend/dist
CMD ["./bin/docker"]
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