Special case of building multi-arch container images: Distroless, Go and Podman

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This post addresses a special case of arriving at a multi-architecture container manifest, i.e., the container image name and tag that work the same across multiple OS architectures such as x_86 and arm.

Imagine you are pulling ubuntu:21.04 container image on two separate OS architectures, say linux/amd64 and linux/arm64. As you…