[vlc-devel] setting up CI

Martin Storsjö martin at martin.st
Thu Oct 8 21:29:06 CEST 2020

On Thu, 8 Oct 2020, Lyndon Brown wrote:

> On Thu, 2020-10-08 at 19:37 +0100, Lyndon Brown wrote:
>> Ah, okay, I made a test MR against myself and indeed a pipeline has
>> kicked in. I didn't realise that I needed to do that, I was expecting
>> that it would just kick in when pushing [to] a branch like with the
>> travis setup I have. Thanks! :D
> Now that that initial pipeline exists, the CI/CD page now offers
> functionality to create ad-hoc pipelines for other branches without
> MRs. It seems bad form from gitlab that it doesn't make this available
> until you've got one made via an MR :/

The gitlab-ci.yml file contains this bit:

# Common rules
     stage: build
             - merge_requests
             - master at videolan/vlc

If you remove the whole "only:" bit (in your own branch), the pipeline 
should run on any push to the branch.

// Martin

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