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

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Steven Normore
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October 13, 2020
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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.

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?

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