Any way to install additional packages on the App Platform? Similar to including an Aptfile with Heroku?

I’ve done research and I’m pretty sure you can’t, but I wanted to double check. This is literally the only thing that is preventing me from migrating production apps to Digital Ocean from Heroku.

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Hi there,

I believe that there is no exact ETA yet, but the App Platform team is working on this as a feature.

For the time being, what you could do is, you can deploy via Dockerfile where apt install will work. Or alternatively, you could deploy a Docker Image directly with all of the packages that you need pre-installed.

Hope that this helps!