App platform - command not found

I’m having a problem with the package gunicorn on the app platform while it’s present in my requirements.txt file.

bash: gunicorn: command not found

Is there a way I can add the gunicorn binary to $PATH or add a symlink somehow? I am blocked by this, so would really appreciate your help! Thank you in advance.

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February 25, 2023

Hey @vibhorfall,

You have to first use pip for the installation of gunicorn:

  1. pip install Flask gunicorn

More can be seen in this tutorial page :

Please have a look at it and let me know how it goes.

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February 25, 2023

Hello @vibhorfall

What you can do is to setup a virtual enviroment and then install gunicorn and other perquisites using pip. Then you can push the code to GitHub and deploy the application to the App Platform.

You can check this tutorial here


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