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This topic explains how to use the
ld-find-code-refs utility with Bitbucket Pipes to create code references in LaunchDarkly.
You can use the
ld-find-code-refs utility with Bitbucket Pipelines to automatically populate code references in LaunchDarkly. To do this, you must create a Pipes configuration using LaunchDarkly's code reference pipe.
To set up Bitbucket Pipes, you have the following prerequisite:
- A Bitbucket Pipelines configuration file. To create one, navigate to the Pipelines section of your Bitbucket repository.
- A personal API access token with
writerpermissions. To learn more, read Personal API access tokens.
Alternatively, you can give the access token access to a custom role with the
code-reference-repository resource specifier. To learn more, read Custom roles.
To set up the Bitbucket Pipes configuration:
- Create a new Pipeline configuration in your Bitbucket repository.
- Configure the Pipeline to run on
defaultconfiguration. Include the following variables:
LD_ACCESS_TOKEN: This secured variable should be your personal API access token.
LD_PROJ_KEY: This should be your LaunchDarkly project key.
Here's an example of a minimal Pipeline configuration:
You can copy and paste the following code into a blank Pipelines configuration if you have set the
LD_ACCESS_TOKEN environment variables as repository variables:
1pipelines:2 default:3 - step:4 script:5 - pipe: launchdarkly/ld-find-code-refs-pipe:1.0.06 environment:7 LD_ACCESS_TOKEN: $LD_ACCESS_TOKEN8 LD_PROJ_KEY: $LD_PROJ_KEY
To learn more about repository variables, read Atlassian's documentation.
- Confirm that the pipeline is working by creating a new pull request with the workflow file and visiting the Pipelines page on your repository's webpage. If your pipeline fails, there may be a problem with your configuration. To investigate, check the pipeline's logs to view any error messages.
The code reference pipe may be configured with additional environment variables to enable more functionality.
A LaunchDarkly personal access token with writer-level access, or access to the
Supply this as a secured environment variable.
A LaunchDarkly project key. The flag parser searches this project for code references in this project.
A regular expression (PCRE) defining the files, file types, and directories which the flag finder should exclude.
The number of context lines above and below a code reference for the flag parser to send to LaunchDarkly.
If < 0, no source code is sent to LaunchDarkly.
If 0, only the lines containing flag references are sent.
If > 0, sends that number of context lines above and below the flag reference.
A maximum of 5 context lines may be provided. Defaults to 2.
Set the base URL of the LaunchDarkly server for this configuration. Defaults to
Enables verbose default logging. Defaults to
Specifies additional delimiters used to match flag keys. Must be a non-control ASCII character.
If more than one character is provided in delimiters, each character will be treated as a separate delimiter. Will only match flag keys with surrounded by any of the specified delimeters. This option may also be specified multiple times for multiple delimiters.
By default, only flags delimited by single-quotes, double-quotes, and backticks will be matched.