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Change location of bitbucket-pipelines.yml file


Is it possible to put my bitbucket-pipelines.yml file in a child directory and not root?

My repo is structured into two directories:

site/ # website front end & api logic
server/ # server deploy & provisioning logic

 and I desire having the pipelines config in the server directory



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In general this is not possible. The options to make it possible I can think of are likely not what you've looking for:


  1. Make server a gitlink/subproject. then it would be a repository of its own which would have its bitbucket-pipeline in its own root directory and build in its own repository.
  2. Use a third party utility/service that is able to run the file from anywhere.

Perhaps if you share what is driving your motivation better directions or ideas can be given. 

Thanks @ktomk kinda figured as much.

Just wanted a cleaner looking file structure - have all my deploy related files in the server directory. I can live with the config file in the root.

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Yes, you normally only need that one file in the root. And yes, I know what you're talking about. It can get kinda crowd in the root project directory these days. I try to minimize that as well, like putting what can in support sub-directories. Works well with bitbucket-pipelines.yml for my needs.

Agreed! It's the only file in my root, and it hurts my eyeballs. Until I remind myself my client paid for it to be there and then I'm happy again.

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