How to create a custom buildpack for the app platform

Okay so very simple I wanna create my own buildpack so that I can run a faster install, faster builds, better caching and smaller docker containers

Also currently it seems that we’re limited to certain versions of what is supported by the buildpacks?

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Bobby Iliev
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July 6, 2023

Hi there,

What you could do is, rather than using the native buildpacks, you could use a Dockerfile and build your custom Docker images instead so that you can install custom dependencies and have full control over the build process:

An alternative option would be to use DockerHub and deploy your pre-build images directly, rather than using the App Platform for the build process:

Hope that this helps!



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