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App Platform Node Build Pack can't use node version 18+

I’m trying to use nodejs 18.x.x on the app platform but can’t. Is the buildpack limited to nodejs 16/17?

If so when will it be updated to support 18+?


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Hi @paperplanesoftware,

Yes, the buildpack is currently limited to Node.js versions up to v16. Adding support for v18+ is definitely planned but unfortunately I can’t share an ETA at this time.

If you absolutely need to use v18, you can switch to a Dockerfile based build instead of buildpacks.