Dockerfiles can be used to extend base images for buildpacks builds.
The Cloud Native Buildpacks project aims to create “Reproducible Builds” of container images. For image creation commands (
pack creates container images in a reproducible fashion. “Reproducible” is hard to define but we’ll do so by example and with a few caveats:
Software Bill-of-Materials (
SBoM) gives you a layer-by-layer view of what’s inside your container in a variety of formats.