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Docker Compose down does not remove volumes

I was trying to fix a deployment issue on one of my Docker setup where source code is being pulled periodically from master branch inside a volume, however, I ended up having the same outdated branch over and over again. It turns out that docker-compose down won’t remove named volumes by default.

To fix the issue, simply add the -v flag.

sudo docker-compose down -v

That’s it!

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