Is Ruby 2.5 a hard requirement for current Discourse releases?

I have an unsupported scenario where I need to run Discourse with Ruby 2.4.9p362. Is this doable without modifying the Gemfile and other dependencies?

Additionally, what negative effects could potentially be observed in this scenario?

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Only supported way of using Discourse is following the discourse/INSTALL-cloud.md at master · discourse/discourse · GitHub which will use Ruby 2.6.5 currently.

Other Ruby versions aren’t supported, and may not work and fail in subtle ways.

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Right, that is why I qualified this as being unsupported. I was hoping someone may know of (un)subtle ways that might occur with Ruby 2.4.9p362 as noted. Docker installation is also not an option for me. But being a developer myself, I can wade in these waters, just good to know details where possible. :slight_smile:

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There is a hard check in the code.

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