New CI

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We’ll use terraspace new ci to generate a starter CI folder structure.

terraspace new ci

Here’s an example with output.

$ terraspace new ci
      create  .gitlab-ci.yml

A .gitlab-ci.yml was created.

GitLab Pipelines

With GitLab, we can use the same file to create different pipelines.

  1. Push Workflow: Runs when you push a new commit to a branch. This is the default pipeline type. GitLab calls it a “Branch pipeline”.
  2. Merge Request: Runs when you creates a new merge request from a source branch with one or more commits. This is like a GitHub Pull Request.
  3. Manual Web pipeline: Runs manually via the web console.

All pipelines are defined with in the same .gitlab-ci.yml file. Keep this in mind as we review the pipelines. Next, we’ll review .gitlab-ci.yml.

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