This section is about some of the problems you may encounter and how to solve these problems.



If you want to install Pillow that you should add this to dockerfile and rebuild image:

  • RUN apk add jpeg-dev zlib-dev

  • LIBRARY_PATH=/lib:/usr/lib /bin/sh -c "poetry install ..."


Root owns build artifacts

This happens on some systems. It happens because build happens in docker as the root user. The fix is to pass current UID to docker. See

MacOS performance

If you use the MacOS you know that you have problems with disk performance. Starting and restarting an application is slower than with Linux (it’s very noticeable for project with large codebase). For particular solve this problem add :delegated to each your volumes in docker-compose.yml file.

  - pgdata:/var/lib/postgresql/data:delegated

For more information, you can look at the docker documents and a good article.