Working with git

Why is it that there is no native way for bamboo to create a tag for a git repository or to get the username used to access a git repository, but for svn it's available? I thought bamboo would be awesome to work with in collaboration with stash, but as far as my experience goes, it's way easier to build bamboo plans around svn repositories. Is there an explanation for that, and will that change in the future?

1 answer

Support for tagging and branching via a Bamboo Task is tracked here on JAC

But tagging a git commit is not something special ;-)

You just can use a script task and run

git tag my-version-number
git push origin --tags

We are using Bamboo in a Git Environment and have defined a global command in Bamboo to tag and push it.

I've tried that, but it wont work since Bamboo will just push the tag to the local repository cache instead of the real repository. Adding the real repository to the remotes is not an option since we are bound to use username:password authentication and there's no easy way to insert that into the bamboo.repository.git.repositoryUrl.

You have to disable shallow Clones and repository caching of course.

Thanks for the tips, would you be so kind to tell me where I can disable the repository caching? I couldn't find that option in the global repository settings or the repository settings for the build plan...

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Tuesday in Statuspage

Introducing Statuspage Getting Started guides! First up: What is Statuspage?

Over the next several weeks we'll be sharing some of our Getting Started guides here in the community. Throughout this series of posts, we'd love to hear from customers and non-customers ab...

189 views 4 1
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you