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Message 1 of 3

GitHub Package Registry tag docker-base-layer is missing a manifest

Hi,

It looks like the first time you use the GitHub Package Registry it creates a "docker-base-layer" tag which is missing a manifest. Unfortunately one of the tools I'm using, fluxcd, queries the registry for new tags but throws the error:

manifest for tag docker-base-layer missing in repository 

I also get error doing a docker pull:

manifest for docker.pkg.github.com/...:docker-base-layer not found: manifest unknown: Docker image reference docker-base-layer not found under repo

I'm not sure if this is going to cause problems down the road.

 

Thanks,

Eli

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GitHub Partner
Message 2 of 3

Re: GitHub Package Registry tag docker-base-layer is missing a manifest

Thank for reporting this issue.

I tried docker pull docker.pkg.github.com/org/dockertest/docker-image:docker-base-layer. I got the same error as yours. 

I am trying to contact package registry experts for your issue. When they give me any response, I will let you know at the first time.   

GitHub Partner
Message 3 of 3

Re: GitHub Package Registry tag docker-base-layer is missing a manifest

I got response from Github Package Registry team, they said that docker-base-layer is kind of a meta tag that we use. it's not meant to be pulled directly. 

They are working on hide it in the page UI and make docker image with tag docker-base-layer inaccessible.