How to RUN docker commands inside a folder

How using a Dockerfile can I RUN all commands within a folder home?

For example, in Docker I have the following where I have to CD into the folder before running the second command:

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  • One Solution collect form web for “How to RUN docker commands inside a folder”

    By setting WORKDIR to the appropriate path:

    From the Dockerfile Reference:

    The WORKDIR instruction sets the working directory for any RUN, CMD, ENTRYPOINT, COPY and ADD instructions that follow it in the Dockerfile.

    So your file should have:

    WORKDIR /var/sites/demo
    

    Before your RUN commands.

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