I have been trying to deploy my app through Github with automatic update. I’ve run into a problem where if I try to use my app it will error out with FFmpegNotFound (One of the packages I’m using requires it). I have tried to add it to the environment variables as well as manually adding it both with ‘export’ on Bash and in ‘~/.bashrc’ but neither seem to work. Also anything I do is reset every time the system rebuilds so I’m wondering if there’s anything I can do that will fix this issue and be permanent.
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Are you using the DigitalOcean App Platform in this case? As if so, note that the local storage is ephemeral storage, meaning that all changes will be lost after a redeployment.
What you could do in this case is to use a Dockerfile and build a custom image that includes the FFMpeg binary so that FFMpeg would always be present even after a redeploy:
For more information on the App Platform storage, I could suggest the following documentation: