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What webp imaging libraries are availble on the App Platform to use in a ruby app?

I’m using rmagick to do image manipulation, but the requist libraries to work with webp are not availble, is there a ruby compatible webp library preinstalled on the App Platform that I can use or a way to install the required libraries for imageMagick and rmagick. My setup is a github deploy of a rails app


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Bobby Iliev
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April 6, 2023

Hi there,

I’ve just checked internally and I believe the native Heroku Ruby build pack we use doesn’t have webp support out of the box.

That being said, you can try running your application using a Dockerfile build which should allow you to install those libraries that you need.

For more information on how to set that up, you can follow the steps here:

https://docs.digitalocean.com/products/app-platform/reference/dockerfile/

Hope that this helps!

Best,

Bobby

Bobby Iliev
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April 6, 2023

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