Build postgres docker container with initial schema

According to the usage guide for the official PostreSQL Docker image, all you need is:


FROM postgres
ENV POSTGRES_DB my_database
COPY psql_dump.sql /docker-entrypoint-initdb.d/

The POSTGRES_DB environment variable will instruct the container to create a my_database schema on first run.

And any .sql file found in the /docker-entrypoint-initdb.d/ of the container will be executed.

If you want to execute .sh scripts, you can also provide them in the /docker-entrypoint-initdb.d/ directory.

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