skip_commits.files does not work for files in .github folder

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21 Apr, 2022 09:10 PM

Here is my .appveyor.yml

with the following section:

    - '*file'
    - '*lint.*'
    - .github/**/*
    - doc/**/*
    - website/**/*

AFAICT, AppVeyor builds every commit that touches any file inside .github/ folder.

I'm wondering if any of this matters:

  • I use dot-appveyor.yml, not just appveyor.yml
  • perhaps .github/**/* pattern should read '.github/**/**'
  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 22 Apr, 2022 03:04 PM

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    .github/**/* is the correct pattern. Could you drop me a link to a build that passed that filter?

  2. 2 Posted by mloskot on 22 Apr, 2022 04:07 PM

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    Hmm, I think I have misinterpreted the problem, but there seem to be a problem:

    Commits with the filtered files touched that are pushed to the main branch are skipped, e.g. this one

    Commits pushed to a topic branch and submitted via pull request are also skipped, e.g. no build at for and there also is 'skipped' event the 'virtual' Merge 04cca09 into 324c415 commit for the PR

    But, for some reason, the GitHub PR checks status is not being updated correctly and is hanging with

    continuous-integration/appveyor/pr Expected — Waiting for status to be reported
  3. 3 Posted by mloskot on 27 Apr, 2022 02:14 PM

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    @Feodor, did my update to the issue help? Would you have any news on that?

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