Add support for GIT_SUBMODULE_STRATEGY
What does this MR do?
Adds support for a
GIT_SUBMODULE_STRATEGY variable which enables initializing submodules during the "get sources" phase.
Why was this MR needed?
See the discussion here: https://gitlab.com/gitlab-org/gitlab-ci-multi-runner/issues/101#note_18965117.
Git submodules are a very common way of handling external code. Submodules are officially supported , but require manually adding
git submodule update --init in the
.gitlab-ci.yml. For the
docker executor, this means the user-specified
image must have
git installed (which is the whole reason the
gitlab/gitlab-runner-helper images exist).
Additionally, automatic certificate injection does not happen. This means that with GitLab using a self-signed cert (or cert from a custom CA), one must manually inject the CA certificate in the
Are there points in the code the reviewer needs to double check?
Does this MR meet the acceptance criteria?
- Documentation created/updated
- Added for this feature/bug
- All builds are passing
Branch has no merge conflicts with
master(if you do - rebase it please)
What are the relevant issue numbers?
Closes #101 (closed)