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Discussion on: A Java Library Release Process Which Doesn't Suck

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Alexander Girke

Love your approach. Have you already tested it with other CI providers? Asking because I don't know if there is something similar to "tag_filter" for e.g. Github Actions or CircleCI...

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Phil Hardwick Author

Yeah great question - CircleCI can do it via their filters: tags: config which accepts regex (circleci.com/docs/2.0/configuratio...) and Github (docs.github.com/en/actions/referen...) have a

on:
  release:
    types: [published]

I'm not sure if you have to create the "release" through the Github UI for this to work (which I believe just tags the repo) or whether Github recognising a tag as a release (as I mentioned in the post) will simply start the workflow.

Let me know if you try it out! Would be interested to hear how it goes

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Alexander Girke

Thanks for looking it up! Will hopefully test it within the next couple of weeks and let you know.