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Set the current builder instance
This command is experimental.
This command is experimental on the Docker client. It should not be used in production environments. To enable experimental features in the Docker CLI, edit the config.json and set
Experimental features provide early access to future product functionality. These features are intended for testing and feedback only as they may change between releases without warning or can be removed entirely from a future release. Experimental features must not be used in production environments. Docker does not offer support for experimental features. For more information, see Experimental features.
To enable experimental features in the Docker CLI, edit the
config.jsonfile and set
To enable experimental features from the Docker Desktop menu, click Settings (Preferences on macOS) > Daemon and then select the Experimental features check box.
docker buildx use [OPTIONS] NAME
||Set builder as default for current context|
||Builder persists context changes|
|docker buildx||Build with BuildKit|
|docker buildx bake||Build from a file|
|docker buildx build||Start a build|
|docker buildx create||Create a new builder instance|
|docker buildx imagetools||Commands to work on images in registry|
|docker buildx inspect||Inspect current builder instance|
|docker buildx ls||List builder instances|
|docker buildx rm||Remove a builder instance|
|docker buildx stop||Stop builder instance|
|docker buildx use||Set the current builder instance|
|docker buildx version||Show buildx version information|