File types in the Filesystem

File types in the Filesystem

September 29, 2017

One of the most important components of pipelines is the filesystem: a reserved disk space with a clone of your repository, where Buddy installs dependencies, merges & compresses the assets, and generates artifacts.

With this week's release we've added a UI distinction for three types of files and folders in the filesystem:

  • repository files – files cloned directly from your repository
  • artifact files – files processed or created by the pipeline, for example merged CSS, WAR files or Zip archives
  • static files – files manually uploaded to the filesystem, for example config files whose assets you don't want to commit to the repository for security reasons

Filesystem tabFilesystem tab

TIP: If you want to read more about the filesystem and learn the difference between deploying from the repository and the filesystem, check out this guide.

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Alexander Kus

Alexander Kus

Customer Success Manager
A story-teller and conversation-lover, Alexander decided to invest his skills to help his friends at Buddy transform the cold language of patch notes into exciting narratives. Also: an avid gamer, hip-hop DJ, Liverpool FC fan, absentminded husband, and the father of two.

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