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Adds some magic to GitLab

Project description


🧹 GitLabracadabra 🧙

:alembic: Adds some magic to GitLab :crystal_ball:

GitLab'racadabra is a way to configure a GitLab instance from a YAML configuration, using the API.

It is able to create GitLab's groups, projects, users and application settings.

It is based on Python GitLab.

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Using packages

Debian package is available from artefacts and can be installed with:

apt install gitlabracadabra_*.deb

Note: Debian 10 buster or later is required.

Using pip

pip install gitlabracadabra

Using docker image

There are also Docker/OCI images.

Example usage:

sudo docker run -ti \
  -v "$HOME/.python-gitlab.cfg:/home/gitlabracadabra/.python-gitlab.cfg:ro" \
  -v "$PWD/gitlabracadabra.yml:/tmp/app/gitlabracadabra.yml:ro" \ \
  --verbose --dry-run

From source

Local installation (in $HOME/.local):

# On Debian >= 10 (buster) or Ubuntu >= 19.04
sudo apt install python3-jsonschema python3-gitlab python3-yaml python3-pygit2 python3-coverage python3-vcr
# On others
pip install -r requirements.txt

# Build, install and test
python3 build
python3 install --user
# python3 test
~/.local/bin/gitlabracadabra --verbose --dry-run


GitLabracadabra uses the same configuration file as Python GitLab CLI to store connection parameters.

Example ~/.python-gitlab.cfg:

default = gitlab

url =
private_token = T0K3N

More information in Python GitLab documentation.

Action file(s)

GitLabracadabra actions are configured with a YAML file.

See GitLabracadabra's own action file or read:

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