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Bitbucket Pipeline BRANCH_SLUG

I see there is no BRANCH_SLUG environment variable. How do we create one?

Use case: we use feature/ branch and need to publish that into a URL format. There's a slug for repo name, but not branch name.

Thanks,

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I got into the same issue today. While BITBUCKET_BRANCH variable exists, it does not fit to our needs because it may contain characters which are not compatible or may break your url. I like the idea how gitlab handles refs. There's no branch or tag, there's just reference, which may be either the branch name, or the tag name. And there's also REF_SLUG, which is webalized version of the ref name:

Lowercased, shortened to 63 bytes, and with everything except 0-9 and a-z replaced with -. No leading / trailing -. Use in URLs, host names and domain names.

I know we can make this variable possible with usage of bash tools, but could be good to have ootb and same for all projects.

 

Thanks,

L.

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davina Atlassian Team Nov 01, 2017

Hi Philip,

We have the 

BITBUCKET_BRANCH

environment variable.

Is this not what you want?

See Lukas's reply below. No, it does not work. It doesn't clean the branch name, e.g. "feature/my-branch-#ticket"

Like Pavel likes this

Come on, 3 years gone, and still no so needed variable?

4 years gone and still not there... even though repo_slug exists.... @davina any news on this?

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