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How to set build cache

Posted February 3, 2021 1.3k views
CachingDigitalOcean App PlatformBuilding on DigitalOceanNext.js

I am running a next.js application on the DO app platform and I receive this error in the console during build:

No build cache found. Please configure build caching for faster rebuilds. Read more: https://err.sh/next.js/no-cache

https://err.sh/next.js/no-cache

So I follow the link and I see ways to configure a build cache for all of these other platforms but not for DO apps. I searched DO docs and tried to find an answer to where I can declare a cache folder but did not find anything.

I also did not see any configuration to set this up in the App-Spec.yaml file. Am I missing something or is this not possible?

Thank you

edited by bobbyiliev

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That would be very nice to know.
Setting cache directories like this doesn’t work.

  "cacheDirectories": [
    "node_modules/",
    ".next/cache/"
  ],

Is there a way to do it for DO?
I opened an issue on Github about this subject:
https://github.com/digitalocean/sample-nextjs/issues/15

Thanks!