Chapter 4: Understanding Helm Charts
Here are some answers to the questions presented in this chapter:
- YAML is the format most commonly used, though JSON can be used alternatively.
- The three required fields are
- Values from a chart dependency can be referenced or overridden by placing desired dependency values in a map whose name is equal to the name of the dependency chart. Values can also be imported using the
import-valuessetting, which can be used to allow dependency values to be referenced using a different name.
- You can create an upgrade hook to ensure that a data snapshot is taken before running the
- You can provide the
README.mdfile to provide documentation for your chart. You can also create the
templates/NOTES.txtfile, which can dynamically generate release notes upon installation. Finally, the
LICENSEfile can be used to provide legal information.
rangeaction allows chart developers to...