About limited artifact size

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Suman Khanal

10 Apr, 2019 05:25 PM

Hi there,

Github releases don't have limits for total file size.
While in appveyor, as written in the docs "Deployment is always done from artifacts. You package artifacts and then deploy from there."

But if file is larger than 1.5 GB the artifacts won't get uploaded, thereby hindering the downstream deployment to github release.
How to solve this?
Can't the limit be lifted temporarily before it gets pushed to github release?

Regards,
Suman Khanal

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Owen McDonnell on 10 Apr, 2019 05:58 PM

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    Is there a specific error message you're receiving when uploading the artifact?

  2. 2 Posted by Suman Khanal on 10 Apr, 2019 06:24 PM

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    Here are the .yml file and error message.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Owen McDonnell on 10 Apr, 2019 11:17 PM

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    AppVeyor, or indeed any build automation tooling, is not really intended to be used for trafficking or storing large media files like mp4s.

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