I'm trying to make a Docker image for a CI pipeline, that needs to contain clang-tidy among other tools. The problem is that I can't find any package containing clang-tidy on the Alpine repos, which means that I am forced to compile it from source. Furthermore, I need only this tool, not the whole clang-tools suite.

Could you point me to any instructions on how to compile clang-tidy only under Alpine or to any compatible binaries?

Thanks in advance.


clang-tidy binary is available in the package clang-extra-tools in edge/main.

In order to have it installed,you should add the repository edge in your /etc/apk/repositories.

Please consider that edge is the development tree, therefore is not considered "stable", but the pacakge will be included in the next stable release. In this page is explained better: https://wiki.alpinelinux.org/wiki/Edge

If you need to know how to find a specific file in the apk files (like in this case: which package contains clang-tidy?) , here you can find the solution:

How to search for a file in apk packages

.: Francesco

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