We need to set a company proxy to reach the internet from within our network. This is needed for the build-process (to fetch dependencies).

I have added the appropriate lines into /etc/bash.bashrc in our docker image.

When manually running the image with:

docker run --rm -ti bboss/python:3 /bin/bash

and then executing


I can see the variables.

However, when I define a GitLab CI task based on that image and add a section like:

        - export

I don't see any variables.

It seems like the entries in /etc/bash.bashrc are not taken into consideration.

How can I make that work?



        - env
  • 2
    Thank you for your contribution? Can you provide an explanation?
    – bertieb
    Apr 17 '18 at 22:30
  • Items listed after the 'script:' tag are executed in the default underlying shell. 'env' is a utility (typically found in sh, bsh, zsh, etc... ) that prints the current environment variables. 'export' is a command that is built in to the shell. It is possible that gitlab is not handling the 'export' command correctly. I recently used 'env' command in this way, so I know it works as expected. See 'man export' and 'man env' for more details.
    – mmccabe
    Apr 18 '18 at 5:32

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