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In this page you will find a list of smaller user-facing updates to toolforge services, new small features and similar news.

This year announcements

  • 2024-02-13 The build service will not alert users when starting a new build and not having much quota left (and add some followup options).
  • 2024-01-31 Fixed support for envvars on lighthttp (php7.4, etc.) based k8s images
  • 2024-01-31 Apt buildpack dependency resolution improved and broken link fixes rolled out
  • 2024-01-11 Support for clojure has been restored, it was dropped from upstream and got removed it with the latest builder upgrade.
  • 2024-01-05 Updated the builder image to heroku/builder:22 latest, with 2.6.1 nodejs buildpack supporting pnpm install
  • 2024-01-04 Now the envvars can be passed through stdin or hidden prompt.

Old/archived announcements

  • 2023-12-19 Added support for Rust tools to the build service.
  • 2023-12-15 Added the toolforge build clean subcommand to allow freeing quota for the build service.
  • 2023-12-13 The --wait argument of the jobs framework now supports specifying a custom timeout.
  • 2023-12-13 Added support for dotnet/mono stack for the build service.
  • 2023-12-13 Added support to specify build environment variables to the toolforge build command (toolforge build start --envvar MYVAR=myvalue --envvar MYVAR2=myvalue2 https://url/to/my/repo.git).
  • 2023-12-13 Created the My first Buildpack static tool tutorial.
  • 2023-12-12 Added a note in the My first Buildpack PHP tool on how to serve the index.php from a subdirectory.
  • 2023-12-08 Added the `toolforge build quota` subcommand to check how much resources you are using (working on a way to release them if needed).
  • 2023-12-04 The build service now supports following build logs (as tail -f would) and it's enabled by default when starting a build.
  • 2023-11-17 There is now a custom Pywikibot image available.
  • 2023-10-19 The build service now supports canceling jobs.
  • 2023-10-12 The jobs framework now supports running build service images without NFS storage mounted.
  • 2023-10-11 New toolforge changelog page for small updates created! :)
  • 2023-10-05 The build service now supports building static assets with nodejs while having any other language for the service (python/ruby/...).

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