Changelog

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releases and enhancements.

Changes to code checkout for orgs that integrate with GitHub App    

Orgs that use CircleCI’s GitHub App integration now use a different mechanism for checking out code. Instead of using an SSH-based deploy key, a more secure method, HTTPS, is now used to clone source code from GitHub.

SSH rerun for GitHub App and GitLab    

Customers using CircleCI with GitHub App and GitLab now have the option to debug builds using rerun with SSH. https://circleci.com/docs/ssh-access-jobs/

Release Agent 1.0.1 Release    

Changes:

  • Added support for missing progressive canary step types. These include:
    • Experiment
    • Set canary scale
    • Set header route
    • Set mirror route
  • Fixed a bug where a CANCEL RELEASE command canceled the wrong release

Deprecation Note:

  • After April 1, 2024 all Release Agent versions prior to 1.0.0 will no longer be supported. Please update your agent before then to continue seeing your releases in the CircleCI UI.
  • For update instructions, review the Release Agent documentation.

New Unauthorized Error When Users Doesn't Have Access To Contexts    

An “unauthorized” error message is shown when a user does not have access to contexts required to run the job.

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Release Agent 1.0.0 Release    

Changes:

  • The circleci.com/project-id annotation is now required in order for components and releases to be tracked and displayed in the UI
  • Removed the ROLLBACK type releases in favor of the true underlying type (PROGRESSIVE or DEPLOYMENT) and have added a RERELEASE tag
  • Improved clarification notes on RESTORE_VERSION command output
  • Avoid retrying calls to the cloud in case of 400 and 401 status code responses

Deprecation Note:

  • After April 1, 2024 all Release Agent versions prior to 1.0.0 will no longer be supported. Please update your agent before then to continue seeing your releases in the CircleCI UI.
  • For update instructions, review the Release Agent documentation.

Runner Release 3.0.19     

Runner Release

  • Fix bug causing the kube-api server to sometimes prematurely terminate task pods for containerized jobs.
  • Improve Task Lifecycle step with dynamic Kubernetes pod lifecycle status for containerized jobs. Providing more detailed information on each step in the lifeycle, making it easier to debug issues if they arise.
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Experimental Context Restriction API Change    

Experimental Contexts Restriction API change:

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Revamped our onboarding survey for new users     

We have updated our current onboarding survey by reducing the number of questions and introducing dynamic capabilities that tailor the survey based on the user’s responses.

Ability to name organizations integrated with GitLab and GitHub Apps is now available    

Users can now name their CircleCI organization when using CircleCI’s GitHub App or GitLab integration.

"On Hold" now shows as "Needs Approval" in CircleCI UI    

The CircleCI UI now uses the language “Needs Approval” instead of “On Hold” to denote that an approval job is pending approval.

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