alpine linux — autossh (missing)

I need to be able to :

RUN apk add --no-cache autossh

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    ERROR: unsatisfiable constraints:
      autossh (missing):
        required by: world[autossh]
    The command '/bin/sh -c apk add --no-cache autossh' returned a non-zero code: 1

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    Package autossh is in the community repository and only edge branch, as you can check on Alpine has only main from a stable branch in /etc/apk/repositories by default, so to install package from another repository and branch, you have to add it here, e.g.:

    echo "" >> /etc/apk/repositories
    apk update

    Please try running apk update before that in docker file. Hope it works

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