watermint toolbox - The multi-purpose utility command-line tool for web services

services github release asset upload

Upload assets file into the GitHub Release (Experimental, and Irreversible operation)

Security

watermint toolbox stores credentials into the file system. That is located at below path:

OS Path
Windows %HOMEPATH%\.toolbox\secrets (e.g. C:\Users\bob.toolbox\secrets)
macOS $HOME/.toolbox/secrets (e.g. /Users/bob/.toolbox/secrets)
Linux $HOME/.toolbox/secrets (e.g. /home/bob/.toolbox/secrets)

Please do not share those files to anyone including Dropbox support. You can delete those files after use if you want to remove it. If you want to make sure removal of credentials, revoke application access from setting or the admin console.

Please see below help article for more detail:

  • GitHub: https://developer.github.com/apps/managing-oauth-apps/deleting-an-oauth-app/

Auth scopes

Description
GitHub: Grants full access to repositories, including private repositories. That includes read/write access to code, commit statuses, repository and organization projects, invitations, collaborators, adding team memberships, deployment statuses, and repository webhooks for repositories and organizations. Also grants ability to manage user projects.

Authorization

For the first run, tbx will ask you an authentication with your GitHub account. Please copy the link and paste it into your browser. Then proceed to authorization. After authorization, Dropbox will show you an authorization code. Please copy that code and paste it to the tbx.


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Licensed under open source licenses. Use the `license` command for more detail.

1. Visit the URL for the auth dialogue:

https://github.com/login/oauth/authorize?client_id=xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx&redirect_uri=http%3A%2F%2Flocalhost%3A7800%2Fconnect%2Fauth&response_type=code&scope=repo&state=xxxxxxxx

2. Click 'Allow' (you might have to login first):
3. Copy the authorisation code:
Enter the authorisation code

Installation

Please download the pre-compiled binary from Latest Release. If you are using Windows, please download the zip file like tbx-xx.x.xxx-win.zip. Then, extract the archive and place tbx.exe on the Desktop folder. The watermint toolbox can run from any path in the system if allowed by the system. But the instruction samples are using the Desktop folder. Please replace the path if you placed the binary other than the Desktop folder.

Usage

This document uses the Desktop folder for command example.

Run

Windows:

cd $HOME\Desktop
.\tbx.exe services github release asset upload -asset /LOCAL/PATH/TO/assets

macOS, Linux:

$HOME/Desktop/tbx services github release asset upload -asset /LOCAL/PATH/TO/assets

Note for macOS Catalina 10.15 or above: macOS verifies Developer identity. Currently, tbx is not ready for it. Please select “Cancel” on the first dialogue. Then please proceed “System Preference”, then open “Security & Privacy”, select “General” tab. You may find the message like:

“tbx” was blocked from use because it is not from an identified developer.

And you may find the button “Allow Anyway”. Please hit the button with your risk. At second run, please hit button “Open” on the dialogue.

Options:

Option Description Default
-asset Path to assets  
-owner Owner of the repository  
-peer Account alias default
-release Release tag name  
-repository Name of the repository  

Common options:

Option Description Default
-auto-open Auto open URL or artifact folder false
-bandwidth-kb Bandwidth limit in K bytes per sec for upload/download content. 0 for unlimited 0
-budget-memory Memory budget (limits some feature to reduce memory footprint) normal
-budget-storage Storage budget (limits logs or some feature to reduce storage usage) normal
-concurrency Maximum concurrency for running operation Number of processors
-debug Enable debug mode false
-experiment Enable experimental feature(s).  
-extra Extra parameter file path  
-lang Display language auto
-output Output format (none/text/markdown/json) text
-proxy HTTP/HTTPS proxy (hostname:port). Please specify DIRECT if you want skip setting proxy.  
-quiet Suppress non-error messages, and make output readable by a machine (JSON format) false
-retain-job-data Job data retain policy default
-secure Do not store tokens into a file false
-verbose Show current operations for more detail. false
-workspace Workspace path  

Results

Report file path will be displayed last line of the command line output. If you missed command line output, please see path below. [job-id] will be the date/time of the run. Please see the latest job-id.

OS Path pattern Example
Windows %HOMEPATH%\.toolbox\jobs\[job-id]\reports C:\Users\bob.toolbox\jobs\20190909-115959.597\reports
macOS $HOME/.toolbox/jobs/[job-id]/reports /Users/bob/.toolbox/jobs/20190909-115959.597/reports
Linux $HOME/.toolbox/jobs/[job-id]/reports /home/bob/.toolbox/jobs/20190909-115959.597/reports

Report: uploads

This report shows the transaction result. The command will generate a report in three different formats. uploads.csv, uploads.json, and uploads.xlsx.

Column Description
status Status of the operation
reason Reason of failure or skipped operation
input.file File path
result.name Name of the asset
result.size Size of the asset
result.state State of the asset
result.download_count Number of downloads
result.download_url Download URL

If you run with -budget-memory low option, the command will generate only JSON format report.

In case of a report become large, a report in .xlsx format will be split into several chunks like follows; uploads_0000.xlsx, uploads_0001.xlsx, uploads_0002.xlsx, …

Proxy configuration

The executable automatically detects your proxy configuration from the environment. However, if you got an error or you want to specify explicitly, please add -proxy option, like -proxy hostname:port. Currently, the executable doesn’t support proxies which require authentication.

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