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Tanka is distributed as a single binary called
tk. It already includes the Jsonnet compiler, but requires some tools to be available:
kubectl: Tanka uses
kubectlto communicate to your cluster. This means
kubectlmust be available somewhere on your
$PATH. If you ever have worked with Kubernetes before, this should be the case anyways.
diff: To compute differences, standard UNIX
jb: #Jsonnet Bundler, the Jsonnet package manager
helm: Helm, required for Helm support
On macOS, Tanka is best installed using
$ brew install tanka
This downloads the most recent version of Tanka and installs it.
Also, Tanka is automatically kept up to date as part of
The Jsonnet Bundler project creates a package manager for Jsonnet
to share and reuse code across the internet, similar to
Tanka uses this tool by default, so it's recommended to install it as well:
On macOS, Jsonnet Bundler is best installed using
$ brew install jsonnet-bundler
This downloads the most recent version of Jsonnet Bundler and installs it.
Also, Jsonnet Bundler is automatically kept up to date as part of