In order to build images, you need to have either podman or docker installed as well as the ansible-builder Python package. The --container-runtime option needs to correspond to the Podman/Docker executable you intend to use.

The following sections cover how to install ansible-builder.

Install from PyPi

$ pip install ansible-builder

Install from Source

To install from the mainline development branch:

$ pip install

To install from a specific tag or branch, replace <ref> in the following example:

$ pip install<ref>.zip