Update: This docker image is now available on the Docker Hub as linuturk/mono-choco.
Do you want to create Chocolatey packages but don't want to run a Windows server? Use this Dockerfile to build Chocolatey and do your package development without a Windows system.
FROM mono:3.12.1 MAINTAINER Justin Phelps RUN apt-get update && apt-get install -y wget unzip WORKDIR /usr/local/src/choco RUN wget https://github.com/chocolatey/choco/archive/stable.zip RUN unzip stable.zip RUN rm stable.zip WORKDIR /usr/local/src/choco/choco-stable RUN chmod +x build.sh RUN chmod +x zip.sh RUN ./build.sh WORKDIR /usr/local/bin RUN ln -s /usr/local/src/choco/choco-stable/build_output/chocolatey COPY choco /usr/local/bin/choco WORKDIR /root
In the same directory as the Dockerfile, place a file called choco with executable permissions. The content of this file should be:
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#!/bin/bash cd /usr/local/bin/chocolatey mono choco.exe "$@" --allow-unofficial
Build the image like you would any docker image. In the directory with the Dockerfile run docker build -t choco .
Then, run a new container based on this new image: docker run --rm -ti choco /bin/bash
Simply cd into the /usr/local/src/choco/choco-stable/build_output/chocolatey directory and run mono choco.exe -h to test the install. Should work the way you are expecting.