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re: Dear Alx, Your tutorial is great. Why did you add "/usr/src/app/node_modules" in volumes. What is the purpose of it? because "/usr/src/app" contai...
 

Thank you. In you local machine in app folder you don't have node modules, so when you use mount your folder will override everything in /usr/src/app. The line you mentioned, sort of preventing overriding of node modules installed during the image build process.

 

You can do the same by adding node_modules to a .dockerignore file. 👍

No. dockerignore works only for the process of copying file during the build of the image and has nothing to do with mount.

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