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Building LAVA

LAVA can be distributed either as Debian packages or Docker images.

Both formats can be built locally from sources.


The version will be computed based on git describe. Run ./lava_common/ to print this version.

Debian packages

Run the GitLab CI script to build the Debian packages:


The packages will be available under _build/.

Uncommitted changes

The script will refuse to build the packages is you have any uncommitted changes.

Docker images

Run the GitLab CI script to build either the lava-dispatcher or lava-server image:

.gitlab-ci/build/ dispatcher
.gitlab-ci/build/ server

Images will be tagged with:<VERSION><VERSION>

Base images

The script will create base images for both lava-dispatcher and lava-server. Bases images will be tagged with<VERSION><VERSION>