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Docker Compose Volume Path Problem in Windows

If you are having some errors with composing Docker containers which have volumes in Windows there is usual and easy solution.

The problem is usually indicated by the following errors:

ERROR: for php  Cannot create container for service
invalid volume specification
Encountered errors while bringing up the project.

There is a simple fix to make errors go away. Docker-Compose simply doesn’t follow the paths the same on Windows as it would on Unix systems.

Create .env file and add there: