Purpose of this buildpack
You may need to combine several technologies in your project, this buildpack is here to fulfill this need.
Set up this buildpack for your application
By setting the configuration variable
BUILDPACK_URL, the Scalingo’s deployment stack will
automatically fetch the given buildpack to deploy your application.
scalingo env-set BUILDPACK_URL=https://github.com/Scalingo/multi-buildpack.git
Choice of the buildpacks to use
Create a file named
.buildpacks in your project which will define the buildpacks to use:
Add this file to your git repository:
git add .buildpacks git commit -m "Setup .buildpacks for using multiple buildpacks on Scalingo"
Finally in this example, thanks to this method, both Node.js buildpack and Go buildpack will be applied on your project.
Can I checkout a custom buildpack branch?
You just have to use the syntax
URL#branchname in your
Does the buildpack order matter?
The multi buildpack tries to detect the way to start your application from the last buildpack you are installing. As a result, if your application is a Node.js application and you need to run the Java buildpack to install a custom JDK. You need to have the Node.js buildpack last:
Without doing that, if you don’t have a Procfile, your application will fail to boot.
Deploy your application
git push scalingo master