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How to automatically publish git releases/comments to the site?

Sorry if title isn't correct. I'm trying to figure out what to search for on this matter. I'm looking for the easiest way to automatically have my semantic versioning and commits visible on my site ...
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Problems with integrating Python script in a Bash script Git pre-receive hook [closed]

We have a pre-receive hook script in a bash shell script that enforces commits with messages having the right ticket number in a pre-defined format. We also have a separate python script that can be ...
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Need a folder, always updated with the latest code from Git

I wonder if anyone knows of a tool or method that I can use to accomplish my goal of having a folder that always contains a copy of the latest code from my Git repository. I need it to work ...
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Does HA-git exist?

For the second time in three months, bitbucket is down https://status.developer.atlassian.com/ Now I wonder whether HA-git is possible or we should switch. Thanks to this it will be hard to finish ...
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Git - Everyone Pushing to Same Branch in Different Files

Database team is implementing code changes, using Visual Studio SSDT database projects with Git source control. Everyone is pushing to main Release branch with code review (only 5 developers on the ...
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How to handle updating binary files on a dev server with git

I have a dev site on a server which is synced with my git repo. The git repo does not track the media/ folder. I want to update the content on the dev server to mirror the live server, so will copy ...
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How to skip reviewer for project administrator pull request?

Is it possible to configure the repository to skip "At least one reviewer must approve the most recent iteration" in case the person who performs the Pull request is the project ...
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Using Azure Devops with Git Workflow

I have used Azure Pipeline for CI/CD on various small projects that I have worked and it has been a great experience. I am working now on a decent size project that has a web app, mobile(xamarin) app ...
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What approach should I take to store environment variables for a repo?

I am setting up a new infrastructure as code repository for a small to medium size project. The problem I am currently trying to solve is how to store my environment variables such that they can be ...
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When to "npm publish" when using git flow

I'm using the following resources as a guide to git flow: git-flow cheatsheet git-flow Using git-flow to automate your git branching workflow However, none of them explicitly mention at what point ...
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Automating creation of new VM and pushing code to server

Automating creating of new VM and pushing code to server Hi all, I am writing a integration test for a client-server application. To simulate the production server setup, and to update the code, I ...
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Jenkins pushing to branch overwrites commits made in interim

A while ago I had written about how commits were being merged (successfully) into our develop branch in Git, but would later go missing, with no evidence of the missing code other than all the ...
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What's the practice to perform a releasing with Git?

I'm using GitLab CE with Maven project, and try to follow the Environment branches with GitLab flow and The 11 Rules of GitLab Flow The step for releasing is as the following: - feature +--- +-...
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Does Jenkins support cloning git submodules with "git@" (not "https") URLs?

Had some issues with Jenkins when trying to checkout a project with Git nested submodules. It failed with a permission error when cloning the submodules: hudson.plugins.git.GitException: Command "git ...
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Setting up Jenkins and git-server on same server

I want to setup a Jenkins and git on the same server. What I am trying to do: I want Jenkins to be able deploy a folder to another server which runs IIS server (which is running .net). I don't have ...
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When to get rid of '-SNAPSHOT'

I'm working on a Git workflow (not git-flow) for a Java project that uses Maven and Artifactory for artifact storage. On develop and feature/* branches the version number contains '-SNAPSHOT'. It is ...
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Git Workflow with User Acceptance and Staging Environments

I'm trying to streamline/standardize a git workflow in my workplace. The current delopment process is as follows: Pull 'development' branch Write code and commit and push to 'development' branch ...
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Dedicated/Separate Git Repo as Terraform Remote Backend

I see that there are multiple options for Backends, however git isn’t one of them. I believe git can be used as a backend for tfstate, in the below steps: Create a dedicated git repo Commit the ...
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How to push to other origins using Azure Pipelines?

Inspired by Necessity of mirroring git repos for small team considering switching to Azure: How does one use Azure Pipelines to push changes to a secondary/backup origin on push? Possible use cases: ...
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Necessity of mirroring git repos for small team considering switching to Azure

Question: Are there any benefits to mirroring our git repos outside of Azure devops for a small (~7) team of developers who all work in the same office? Background Information I'm a developer ...
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Run scripts which are stored in GitLab from Jenkins

I have configured Jenkins Build Jobs and Deployment Jobs from using Jenkins shell. But I put all the commands in Shell to execute. Can I store those commands in GitLab and execute from jenkins?
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Git Files Encryption for Business

I am using git and have the following problem: In the company where I work you now want to protect the source code from theft. So if for some reason a developer lets the source code of a project go ...
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Best solution for code develop

What is the best git solution for java code development? Make my own git server? Developers (Linux, Mac, Windows) are working on their local computers, then they are using my own git server. Would ...
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Is there a way to use a Jenkinsfile from a git-submodule in a multibranch pipeline?

Background: The nature of our project's source involves multiple long-living branches, each one has its own Jenkins job (manually created). Multibranch limitation: Unfortunately we do not use a ...
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Git Release branching strategy for Continuous integration and deployment

We have tried multiple branching strategies to adopt CI/CD. Developers develop on the feature branch and then merging to master which get deployed to QA for testing and then master is deployed to ...
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What are the best practices of merging dev to master?

We have 2 branches (master/dev) + some feature branches and 2 environments (production/dev). Our team is a very small people. What are the best practices of merging dev to master? Every morning? ...
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Gitworkflow and testing short lived feature branches in Openshift/Kubernetes

Recently my team started adapting git workflow for agile-based delivery, we've been using JIRA, TeamCity and various other CI tools to complete the pipeline. The workflow works great for monolith or ...
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Pros and cons of different deploy strategies

I am not sure about the best way to deploy my program. Lets assume i have two relevant branches release(tested and ready to deploy code) and master. I have two options 1.Merge the release to master ...
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Pass information between Jenkins Job builds

Please excuse my non-fluent terminology.. There is a Jenkins server, master and a few slaves, there is a pipeline job.. let's call it playground I run the job once, I want to save some data somewhere. ...
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Azure Devops - workflow/strategy for uploading only changed files to shared hosting provider after a build of static website (Jekyll)

Scenario: I'm using the Ruby/Jekyll build process to generate a static website from markdown etc files via a templating process -- the same flow as the one used by Github Pages but instead of hosting ...
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Is it possible to view all changes made on a Git feature branch in Azure Devops?

Azure DevOps offers the overview of changes made in a branch when a PR is created. However, sometimes I'd like to have access to that overview when viewing a branch without the need to create a PR (or ...
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Branching model for nightly deploys

I'm a lead developer for a small B2B SaaS company, using Django and AWS. We currently run biweekly deploys after hours with a mostly-automated custom Fabric-powered tool. We're currently exploring ...
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Github rest api post label gives error for array input

We are hosting GitHub enterprise for our development. I am able to access the reset api and create jira, create PR etc. When I try to add label to my PR, it gives error for array. curl -X POST -u ...
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Merging Git Database Commits from One Branch to Another without Cherrypicking

We have main two Git branches at our company: During our Sprint, Everyone has (local branches) Release branch: Contains prepared/developed code, ready for testing, and Master branch: Production- ...
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Jenkins shows "No changes in any of the builds."

Description Jenkins job was made and configured to build release branch which already existed and had changes on it before first build. Job also monitors for push on BitBucket and starts building if ...
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Automatic production deployment for a Node.js app on RHEL 7?

I am looking for some way to have a maximally simple(no Jenkins or anything like that) automatic production deployment for a Node.js application on a RHEL 7 system. The caveat is: At the organization ...
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One or multiple git repositories for independent small parts of one larger project?

We are developing an Azure-based analytics platform that consists of several modules. Among other things, Azure functions, scripts for creating the infrastructure and scripts for initialising the ...
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Is there a better model for my CI/CD cycle?

I am having some troubles finding a better model for my CI/CD cycle. This is mainly gitflow issue. My current model : We have 2 bitbucket branches : master and develop. Both are linked via webhooks to ...
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Jenkins trigger build if shared library changes

I have Jenkins Pipeline job define in my git repo as. // File: deployment/jenkinsfiles/staging/Merge @Library("my_shared_lib") _ import com.company.myteam.Constants pipeline { agent { label "...
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Bitbucket: Is there any option to restrict deletion of release branch only after it is merged to master

We are using GitFlow workflow. After merging the release/* branch to master, we need to close the branch. For this task, we need to provide deletion access to pull request merger but in this case, ...
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Does GitHub support VFS for Git?

NOTES: I really hope that this question hasn't been asked before and as far as I know, only Azure DevOps Service (Azure DevOps on cloud) and Azure DevOps Server 2019 (Azure DevOps on-premise) fully ...
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Commit messages from Submodules to Jenkins Change Log

I have a project with 3 submodules that are updated whenever that project is built and the project is built mainly for an installer (which is not in a submodule). Not a lot of changes are made in the ...
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VSTS Azure for DevOps: Unit test checking mechanism on pull request

Is there a way in VSTS Azure for DevOps to implement unit test checking mechanism on pull request. The condition is to only allow commits that change something in the unittest folder for example. ...
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How to configure a pull request quorum making an organizational constraint?

Consider the following situation. Alice and Anna, Bob and Bart, and finally Eve and Evelyn work on same Git project in three different organizations. How can they configure a quorum for pull ...
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Git Repository Manager conditionally deny pull request

I am looking to migrate a handful of Subversion repositories to Git. Each of these repositories has a development and production branch. When ready to release, a developer will submit a pull request ...
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Test coverage of changed code in pull requests in git-tfs

We have a lot of legacy code that have poor test coverage. We wish that all new code that is checked in through pull requests has (close to) full test coverage. What is the best approach or tools to ...
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How to set a Git repository when creating a job in Jenkins from a Groovy script?

I'm trying to setup a Jenkins server with Groovy script: def repository = 'git@somerepo' import hudson.tasks.Shell; job = Jenkins.instance.createProject(FreeStyleProject, 'TestJob') job....
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Where should I store my build configuration files?

At my work we use git for our source control, MSBuild for our builds, and Jenkins for our CI. Our git repo will have different branches for the cycle of the product (develop, QA, release). My ...
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How to push large codebase to lots of servers

I am currently creating a concept for a multi-stage release pipeline using Azure DevOps release pipelines. The software stack that should be deployed is a rather bulky PHP application that uses lots ...
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How to keep original and new repositories in sync during a migration? (including the commit history)

We have a git repository that is currently hosted on Azure Devops and have to migrate it to our in house TFS 2017 git (the move is due to a business decision). But during this setup we need to run ...