News about OBS

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What You Watch Is What You Get

by the OBS Team posted on 7th Mar 2022

In our previous blog post, we announced a new beta feature that allows you to add packages and requests to your watchlist, not only projects. With that improvement, what really matters is more accessible for you. But this time, we have gone one step further and you can also start receiving notifications about relevant events related to those packages and requests you have in your watchlist.

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Packages and Requests arrive to your Watchlist

by the OBS Team posted on 22nd Feb 2022

Your watchlist, where you keep your most used projects, now supports packages and requests.

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UI and Reporting Improvements for the Continuous Integration with OBS and GitHub/GitLab

by the OBS Team posted on 3rd Feb 2022

Today, we have some improvements around the continuous integration we unveiled in one of our previous blog posts. We expanded the workflow run interface, added a new type of step to configure repository flags, and introduced a breaking change to the configure_repositories step.

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Notifications Feature Release for All Users

by the OBS Team posted on 17th Dec 2021

We are happy to release the Notifications feature for all the OBS users. :tada: After testing it with the beta program’s users for some months, we believe it is ready to be used by all of you. From now on, you will be notified about some important events, not only via email or RSS feeds but also via web UI.

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New Documentation for API Endpoints Search and Sources - Projects

by the OBS Team posted on 9th Dec 2021

Close to the end of the year, we gave the rework of the API documentation some more attention. This time we documented the project sources and some of the search endpoints.

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SCM/CI Workflow Runs and More

by the OBS Team posted on 22nd Nov 2021

We go further with the SCM/CI workflow integration in OBS. You, beta testers, had difficulties in understanding why your integration failed when something did not go as planned. This is solved with the new workflow runs UI feature, with detailed information about every workflow that ran once you triggered a workflow token. Keep reading for more details.

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User Documentation for SCM/CI Workflow Integration and More

by the OBS Team posted on 9th Nov 2021

We don’t stop improving the integration between OBS and SCMs. We heard your feedback and created a section in our OBS user manual and redesigned the tokens UI, among other improvements you can read below.

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Manage and Filter Your Group Notifications

by the OBS Team posted on 12th Oct 2021

After a long break, we’re back with improvements for the notifications feature part of the beta program. Based on your feedback, we have introduced filters for your group notifications, a button to mark all your notifications as read and a notifications API.

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Support for Push Events, a Rebuild Step and More for the SCM Integration

by the OBS Team posted on 28th Sep 2021

We again moved forward with the integration of source code management systems (SCM) in the Open Build Service. This time with a new rebuild step, support for push events, and filter for branches and events. Some of the new features introduce breaking changes for existing workflows. So keep reading if you want to know how to adapt your existing workflows and how to use the new features.

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A Bit of Action for Pull/Merge Requests and the Tokens UI

by the OBS Team posted on 14th Sep 2021

After a quiet vacation month in August, we’re back with changes to improve workflows in the integration between OBS and source code management systems (SCM) like GitHub and GitLab. Workflows are cleaning up after themselves when pull/merge requests are closed or merged. And additionally to that, you can now regenerate and trigger tokens in the web UI.

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SCM Integration: Step by Step

by the OBS Team posted on 2nd Aug 2021

Branching packages is not enough for you? Let’s go step by step 😉 OBS moves forward on its integration with GitHub/GitLab by adding two new steps: link_package and configure_repositories. Starting today, you can set up your OBS workflows to create a package linked to an existing one. You can also configure the repositories of a project in which you want to build packages. And as if that weren’t enough, you are now able to manage the tokens through the web UI. Join the beta program and keep reading to discover all you can do.

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Common Pitfalls to Avoid in the Continuous Integration with OBS and GitHub/GitLab

by the OBS Team posted on 12th Jul 2021

Many of you are already playing around with our new beta feature: Source Code Management (SCM) system integration with OBS. You might have faced some errors during this time.

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Reporting Filters and Self-Hosted support for Continuous Integration

by the OBS Team posted on 12th Jul 2021

Today, based on some new feedback regarding the SCM integration, we have some news for those of you that enrolled in our beta program

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Improvements for the Continuous Integration with OBS and GitHub/GitLab

by the OBS Team posted on 14th Jun 2021

Today, we have some improvements for the continuous integration we unveiled in our previous blog post.

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Continuous Integration with OBS and GitHub/GitLab

by the OBS Team posted on 31st May 2021

Most of the code you implement nowadays is managed collaboratively through source code management (SCM) systems like GitHub, GitLab or Pagure. And an increasing number of you also want to handle their package sources with those systems. While there are various ways to integrate OBS into your SCM, they can definitely be extended and improved. In today’s post, we are sharing the first beta for a deeper integration between SCMs and OBS.

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deployments

Post-Mortem: Repository deletion broken on May 6, 2021

by Henne posted on 7th May 2021

There was a severe service degradation of our reference server. We want to give you some insight into what happened.

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New Documentation for Build and Workers API Endpoints

by the OBS Team posted on 12th Apr 2021

Following our previous work on the API Documentation, we focused this time on documenting some OBS API endpoints with Swagger UI.

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Look at My Profile!

by the OBS Team posted on 29th Mar 2021

It’s time to roll out another new feature! The User Profile page redesign. After being in the beta program for a while, your feedback has been applied. Now, all OBS users can enjoy the new design of the User Profile page.

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Introducing Flatpak Builds

by the OBS Team posted on 18th Feb 2021

Flatpak is a software for building, installing and running Linux apps. The runtime offers a sandbox with restricted permissions. Each app comes as a bundle, and while two different apps can depend on different versions of the same dependency, they can run isolated from each other in parallel.

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New Filters for Notifications

by the OBS Team posted on 15th Feb 2021

Those of you enrolled in the beta program already know the Notifications page we introduced a while ago. Recently, we introduced two new filters: Incoming Requests and Outgoing Requests.

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