Docker snap does not clear disk space


#1

Hi!

I am using the latest docker snap on a VPS and when I delete containers OR images, the space that they were consuming is not freed, that resulted in my VPS to go out of space.

Solution: remove and reinstall docker snap.

ps: I sent a similar email to snappy-devel@lists.ubuntu.com but thought it might get more attention here.


#2

apparently that email address is out of service but is listed as contact for docker (snap info docker).


#3

Hello! Can I get a contact with the person who maintains docker snap ?


#4

Hey @om26er,

Sorry for the lack of feedback on this issue. It’s quite strange that Docker wouldn’t free the disk space in this case. I can’t see why that would be a different code path.

The docker snap is maintained by Docker Inc. itself, so I’d start by reporting a bug there. Please link the bug here so we can keep an eye on the conversation and the fix.


#5

It seems Docker is not maintained as a snap anymore https://github.com/docker/docker-snap/issues/28#issuecomment-356636972