Rollout of Gitlab CI

Johnny Jazeix jazeix at
Wed Sep 29 19:01:35 BST 2021

Le mer. 29 sept. 2021 à 19:37, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at> a écrit :

> On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 3:41 AM Johnny Jazeix <jazeix at> wrote:
>> Le mer. 29 sept. 2021 à 11:27, Ben Cooksley <bcooksley at> a écrit :
>>> Hi all,
>>> As those of you who watch and work on Frameworks repositories will be
>>> aware, we've just rolled out the first set of native Gitlab CI builds.
>>> These builds are at this time Linux only, but do include support for
>>> both regular branch builds as well as for Merge Requests. It is anticipated
>>> that Windows, FreeBSD and Android builds will follow in the near future -
>>> there are a few extra things we need to get completed first before they can
>>> be rolled out. As part of carrying out the build the scripts will also
>>> gather Code Coverage and Code Quality information using gcovr and cppcheck
>>> respectively, and this will be made available to you within the Gitlab
>>> interface.
>>> With regards to availability to projects outside Frameworks, projects
>>> that depend only on Frameworks (and no other KDE project) may enable CI for
>>> their project by adding the necessary .kde-ci.yml and .gitlab-ci.yml files
>>> to their repositories. I anticipate that once the necessary changes have
>>> been made to the "seed" jobs used to provision the initial artifacts it
>>> should be possible for all projects to rollout support (although i'd like
>>> to add ccache support to the system to ensure larger project builds
>>> complete promptly first).
>>> If anyone would like to help out with getting the seed jobs ready please
>>> let me know as this is definitely something that the community can assist
>>> with (and will also help with easing the rollout of Windows, FreeBSD and
>>> Android builds).
>>> For those projects that do go ahead with enabling Gitlab CI support
>>> please ensure you add the necessary .kde-ci.yml file beforehand, specifying
>>> in it the necessary Dependencies, as well as the necessary Options your
>>> project needs to customise for their build. A list of all the possible
>>> values in a .kde-ci.yml file can be found at
>>> For those projects that are not yet able to enable the system, it is
>>> strongly encouraged that you go ahead and get the .kde-ci.yml files ready
>>> in your repository now - especially if other projects depend on your
>>> project. This will allow the rollout of the CI system to those projects to
>>> proceed much more smoothly (otherwise we will need to get them added to
>>> those projects which have other projects depending on them).
>>> Please note that this new infrastructure replaces all existing Gitlab CI
>>> jobs we provided in the initial testing phase, and those should be removed
>>> (much like how I did for Frameworks) when switching to the new setup.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Ben
>> Hi,
>> is there a template for the .gitlab-ci.yml or should we use the same as
>> for example?
> You can use the same as that file.
> We're not providing a .gitlab-ci.yml template as there will be Windows,
> FreeBSD and Android builds as well (and potentially in the future macOS as
> well) which are options that won't necessarily apply to all projects.
>> Cheers,
>> Johnny
> Cheers,
> Ben

Ok, super. It works fine for GCompris:

Thanks for providing this!

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