How to pass HTTP proxy settings to the build process of a docker container

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When building a docker image you may need http proxy settings to download artefacts from the internet.

You can pass the http proxy settings (http_proxy, https_proxy) from the host system into the docker container during build:

$ docker build -t <image_tag> . --build-arg http_proxy=$http_proxy --build-arg https_proxy=$https_proxy