Docker container doesn’t expose ports when –net=host is mentioned in the docker run command

I was confused by this answer. Apparently my docker image should be reachable on port 8080. But it wasn’t. Then I read

To quote

The host networking driver only works on Linux hosts, and is not supported on Docker for Mac, Docker for Windows, or Docker EE for Windows Server.

That’s rather annoying as I’m on a Mac. The docker command should report an error rather than let me think it was meant to work.

Discussion on why it does not report an error

Not sure I’m convinced.

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