[jira] [Created] (ARROW-2486) [C++/Python] Provide a Docker image that contains all dependencies for development
Uwe L. Korn created ARROW-2486:
Summary: [C++/Python] Provide a Docker image that contains all dependencies for development
Project: Apache Arrow
Issue Type: Improvement
Components: C++, Python
Reporter: Uwe L. Korn
We should provide docker image and a docker file that contains all necessary dependencies that one needs for development. In addition there should be a Dockerfile that can be used for development where the sources are (bind-)mounted into the container. A typical workflow should consist out of a wrapper script that starts the container, takes care of the bind mounts and runs cmake if necessary.
People that want to get started with Arrow development on e.g. OS X will spend a long time setting up the environment. I hope this lowers the barrier for a first contribution a bit.
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