Preventing CircleCI Tasks from Running on the Same Commit

Posted on September 06, 2021 in blog • Tagged with circleci, devops

A short outline on how to game CircleCI's caching mechanic to prevent sluggish builds from running on the same commit more than once.

Useful if you have some very slow CI steps and use Tags to automatically deploy from CircleCI. In my case, our test suite could take 10 minutes …

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