Nodemon doesn't restart

I have a nodemon running in a docker-container with a mounted volume on OSX. Nodemon is receiving the file-change but it doesn’t restart the server.


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  • Creating piclet_web_1...
    Attaching to piclet_web_1
    web_1 | 7 Sep 13:37:19 - [nodemon] v1.4.1
    web_1 | 7 Sep 13:37:19 - [nodemon] to restart at any time, enter `rs`
    web_1 | 7 Sep 13:37:19 - [nodemon] watching: *.*
    web_1 | 7 Sep 13:37:19 - [nodemon] starting node ./index.js
    web_1 | restify listening at http://[::]:80 //normal output of started node-app
    //file-change, which gets detected
    web_1 | 7 Sep 13:37:30 - [nodemon] restarting due to changes...
    //no output of restarted server


    FROM node:0.12.7-wheezy
    EXPOSE 80
    RUN npm install nodemon -g
    ADD app /app
    WORKDIR app
    RUN npm install


      build: .
        - "80:80"
        - ./app/lib:/app/lib
        - db
      command: "nodemon -L ./index.js"
      image: mongo:3.1.7

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    I solved the issue by choosing another base-image for the container: node:0.12.7 instead of node:0.12.7-wheezy

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