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  1. Feature request: plugin support in GitLab CI

    I think it would be great if GitLab CI had plugin integration (similar to Jenkins), such as Checkstyle, Code coverage and FindBugs.

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      11 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
    • PDF download for .md and .tex files from blob and blob edit view

      Let users download PDF versions of .md or .tex files from the:

      - blob view
      - blob edit view for the current textarea content they are editing (serving as a preview).

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      Proposed implementation:

      Convert `.md` to `.tex` via kramdown.

      PDF is compiled from tex via texlive 2009 at push time (there would be a compile queue).

      Add links to the compilation logs, and new views with the logs.

      Preprocess logs to filter / highlight errors.

      We can introduce only the kramdown dependency, and let interested users install texlive themselves.

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      **Economic Viability Analysis**

      I know this is a big…

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        16 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
      • Display timeline of build metrics like coverage e.t.c.

        I use Gitlab CI for hardware synthesis. There are a number of metrics that characterize the build, e.g. test coverage, maximum frequency of the circuit, resource usage, number of tests and possibly others.

        It would be nice to see a timeline for those metrics over the build numbers like here:

        http://www.legup.org:9100/perf/dashboard/overview.html

        There should be some mechanism to extract the metrics either directly from the logfile (maybe like grep?) or the build must produce a file with some t.b.d format which contains the metrics for that build.

        sidekiq uses rickshaw for displaying a graph. That could be the way for the…

        224 votes
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          8 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
        • Add support for test results parsing

          I think is very useful to read the test results.
          A support for parsing/view xml-junit-compliant will cover many tools that use the junit-xml format.

          206 votes
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            9 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
          • Merge requests should trigger a build on the main project

            When you create a merge request it should trigger a build on the main project + the merge request changes and show build status on the merge request page.

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              24 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
            • GitLab CI should push successful builds to an external repo

              Sometimes the production environment uses a different repo. To have continues delivery we could push to that repo automatically.

              We could just add a push target and generate a public/private key for each project. The public key would be added to the external repo.

              People that want to promote each build would just run a command that always exists successfully, so use "ls" instead of "bundle exec rake spec".

              The push command can be something like `git push --mirror --force remote_push_url`.

              109 votes
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                8 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
              • Build project on all runners instead of only one

                Gitlab CI triggers a build only on a single runner from the pool of available runners. This does not fit our needs since we have multiple runners for different operating systems and want to test whether the project builds well on all the different systems.

                Another idea would be to allow creating multiple Gitlab CI projects for a Gitlab Repo/Project and manually assign the appropriate runners to those projects. But this feels like a workaround and brings a lot of additional configuration overhead.

                109 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                • Badge for Code coverage

                  There should be the ability to have a badge for code-coverage similiar to the build-status badge.

                  100 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                  • Ability to customize Issue tracker fields

                    For example adding custom fields like a REAL issue tracker. I'm using gitlab for our web development company and sometimes we need custom fields, for example:

                    - The user is logged in?
                    - Which browser?
                    - Which device?

                    Things like that :) Thanks

                    77 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                    • Use shields.io for badges

                      It would be nice if Gitlab CI used shields.io badges. The current badges are inconsistent with the other badges on Github.

                      71 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                      • Build slave projects

                        What i like to see is if the parent project build succeed.
                        Build a other project after that.
                        If there is some sort of command for that we can put in the "Build steps"
                        that would be great!

                        55 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                        • GitLab CI should push notifications to configured services

                          Right now our GitLab is configured to push all activity to HipChat. However GitLab CI activity is not pushed to HipChat. Can GitLab CI do this?

                          54 votes
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                            9 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                          • Build time estimate (and/or load bar) based on previous build time.

                            It would be nice for example the last 3 or 5 build took average 8 minutes CI can display an approximately build time estimate.

                            40 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                            • Allow auto-joining of Runner to GitLab-CI

                              It would be great to be able to easily automate the spinning up and down of runners without having to manually enter the new token from GitLab-CI every time it changes.

                              Is there a way to enable auto-signing or something so I can automate this?
                              If not -> feature request!

                              39 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                              • Kill processes when cancelling a build

                                When we cancel a build, the runner is running the test until the actual command ends.
                                Is it possible to kill the command on cancel?

                                When you only have on runner, is it annoying to wait until the canceled build is done to run a new build.

                                (Imported from https://github.com/gitlabhq/gitlab-ci/issues/211)

                                38 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                                • autorefresh to see build results

                                  On several pages you can see outdated data. The page should constantly ask the server for updates and show the updated values

                                  29 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                                  • Create Gitlab-CI demo

                                    Create Gitlab live demo

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                                      0 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                                    • Public SSH Keys for a group

                                      It is already possible to get SSH keys for a user from http://gitlab.com/{user}.keys

                                      It would be nice, if it was also possible to get the keys of all users of a group with one request like http://gitlab.com/{group}.keys

                                      This would help to set up the authorized_keys list of servers and could be exposed eaily.

                                      28 votes
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                                        9 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                                      • Build periodically - add time schedule to script objects in gitlab-ci

                                        Something that doesn't seem to have been suggested in the blog post https://about.gitlab.com/2013/12/19/gitlab-ci-with-parallel-builds-and-deployments/ (or else I missed it) is the idea of being able to specify a repeatable time or one-off date/time for a script object.

                                        My usecase is to perform config management end-to-end runs of server roles against a specific branch, but I only want to do this every evening, or once a week. Not necessarily when a commit happens.

                                        In Jenkins, this is "Build Periodically" under "Build Triggers"

                                        Thanks
                                        (apologies if duplicate, couldn't find another case)

                                        25 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  GitLab CI  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allowing the build pages to be viewed publicly.

                                          Gitlab CI should allow non-registered users to view the build pages of public projects. Currently public projects only allow non-registered users to view the build list but not the more detailed build pages.

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