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git-ftp doesn't transfer newly created files

A script of mine creates new files (minifed js files) during the building process.

A test with - ls shows me the files are created, but git ftp doesn't transfer the newly created files (*.min.js). When i transfer the specific folder only the standard files (*.js) get transfered, which where there before the building process.

I tried it with the --all parameter for git ftp and declared the files as artifacts but nothing seems to work, any ideas?

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mkleint Atlassian Team Oct 21, 2019

have you added and committed these new files into your git repository? I assume these newly created files during the build process will be unknown to git and as such git ftp will ignore them?

 

--all will in my understanding just upload all files known to git in current checkout (as opposed to the default behaviour of uploading just changed files?)

Thanks for your reply!

I didn't commit the newly created files to the repository. I just wanna create them before I deploy them to the FTP Server, like I do it with the vendor directory, just run composer install before I deploy it to FTP.

But I found a workaround:

In the pipelines.yml I create the min.js. files with my script, then I run git-ftp for all files, which pushes only the changed files to the FTP, and then I run atlassian/ftp-deploy only on the js folder, which pushes my newly created min.js files to the FTP.

It's a strange way, but it works :D

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