How to build container images with Buildah

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Fedora Magazine - https://fedoramagazine.org/daemon-less-container-management-buildah/

The efforts of Project Atomic in the area of Open Container Initiative (OCI) has given a great tool called Buildah. Buildah helps with  creating, building and updating container images supporting Docker formatted images as well as OCI compliant images.

Buildah handles building container images without the need to have a full container runtime or daemon installed. This particularly shines for setting up a continuous integration and continuous delivery pipeline for building containers.

Buildah makes the container’s filesystem directly available to the build host. Meaning that the build tooling is available on the host and not needed in the container

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