How to get docker-compose to always re-create containers from fresh images?

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My docker images are built on a Jenkins CI server and are pushed to our private docker repo. I am currently using docker-compose 1.3.2 as well as 1.4.0 on different machines but we’ve also used older versions previously. I always used the docker-compose pull && docker-compose up -d commands to fetch the fresh images from the registry and start them up. After a point docker-compose up started to re-run previously stopped containers instead of starting the originally built images every time.

Why is this happening all of a sudden.

Jul 27, 2018 in Docker by Hannah
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The containers are getting recreated to preserve any data volumes that might be used.

If you’re doing CI, you don’t need this.

Hence just removing everything might solve the problem

docker-compose rm -f
docker-compose pull
docker-compose up --build -d
# Run some tests
./tests
docker-compose stop -t 1
answered Jul 27, 2018 by Kalgi
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