On July 16th we released BuildKit 0.9.0, Docker Buildx 0.6.0, Dockerfile 1.3.0 and Dockerfile 1.3.0-labs. These releases come with bug fixes, feature-parity improvements, refactoring and also new features.
Dockerfile new features
There is no installation needed: BuildKit supports loading frontends dynamically from container images. Images for Dockerfile frontends are available at docker/dockerfile repository.
To use the external frontend, the first line of your Dockerfile needs to be pointing to the specific image you want to use:
RUN command now supports
RUN command supports
--network flag for requesting a specific type of network conditions (host, none, default). This allows the user to disable all networking during a docker build to ensure no network is used, or opt-in to explicitly using the hosts network,…