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Google CloudBuild

CloudBuild works off a different clone than your GitHub repo: it seems that your changes are pulled to a repo like source.developers.google.com/p/YourProjectId/r/github-YourGithubUser-YourGithubRepo, and that's what you're building off.

This repo has the wrong name, so to prevent GoReleaser from publishing to the wrong GitHub repo, add to your .goreleaser.yml file's release section:

release:
  github:
    owner: YourGithubUser
    name: YourGithubRepo

Create two build triggers:

  • a "push to any branch" trigger for your regular CI (doesn't invoke GoReleaser)
  • a "push to tag" trigger which invokes GoReleaser

The push to any branch trigger could use a Dockerfile or a cloudbuild.yaml, whichever you prefer.

You should have a dedicated cloudbuild.release.yaml that is only used by the "push to tag" trigger.

In this example we're creating a new release every time a new tag is pushed. See Using Encrypted Resources for how to encrypt and base64-encode your github token.

The clone that the build uses has no tags, which is why we must explicitly run git tag $TAG_NAME (note that $TAG_NAME is only set when your build is triggered by a "push to tag".) This will allow GoReleaser to create a release with that version, but it won't be able to build a proper changelog containing just the messages from the commits since the prior tag. Note that the build performs a shallow clone of git repositories and will only contain tags that reference the latest commit.

steps:
# Setup the workspace so we have a viable place to point GOPATH at.
- name: gcr.io/cloud-builders/go
  env: ['PROJECT_ROOT=github.com/YourGithubUser/YourGithubRepo']
  args: ['env']

# Create github release.
- name: goreleaser/goreleaser
  entrypoint: /bin/sh
  dir: gopath/src/github.com
  env: ['GOPATH=/workspace/gopath']
  args: ['-c', 'cd YourGithubUser/YourGithubRepo && git tag $TAG_NAME && /goreleaser' ]
  secretEnv: ['GITHUB_TOKEN']

  secrets:
  - kmsKeyName: projects/YourProjectId/locations/global/keyRings/YourKeyRing/cryptoKeys/YourKey
    secretEnv:
      GITHUB_TOKEN: |
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        QVVTVVFEM3dVYXU3cVJjK0g3T25UVW82YjJaCiAgICAgICAgREtBMWVNS0hOZzcyOUtmSGoyWk1x
        ICAgICAgIEgwYndIaGUxR1E9PQo=