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Installing GNU gettext in App Platform (Django)

Posted October 24, 2021 100 views
DjangoDigitalOcean App Platform

I can’t install GNU gettext in App platform as it requires SUDO permisssion

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Hey there!

The console in app platform does not have sudo permissions and is limited on what commands can be run. I’d recommend you look at building this application as a Dockerfile build instead. This would allow you to then install GNU gettext during the build/deploy process.

Creating an App Platform App :: Docker Dev Guide and Sample Apps

Hope it helps!
Nate