How can I increase the PHP memory limit on the Apps?

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@emilmoe 👋

You can add a .user.ini file to your codebase with something like memory_limit=512M in it to set an explicit memory limit. Alternatively you could update your run command to be prefixed with an equivalent echo 'memory_limit=512M' > .user.ini &&. Unfortunately, setting the COMPOSER_MEMORY_LIMIT environment variable isn’t currently working as you’d expect in the PHP buildpack.

Thank you. No it’s not related to composer, so this is perfect.

This does not seem to work, as the console is stuck on the default (128). Any suggestions?

I am trying to use some GD manipulation and this consumes a bit more. So ideally I would like to adjust PHP.I i settings?