Get the build number from the current repository
This action will get the build number according to what the SCM HEAD reports.
Currently supported SCMs are svn (uses root revision), git-svn (uses svn revision), git (uses short hash) and mercurial (uses short hash or revision number).
There is an option,
:use_hg_revision_number, which allows to use mercurial revision number instead of hash.
|Supported platforms||ios, mac|
|Author||@bartoszj, @pbrooks, @armadsen|
|Returns||The build number from the current repository|
||Use hg revision number instead of hash (ignored for non-hg repos)||
* = default value is dependent on the user's system
Actions can communicate with each other using a shared hash
lane_context, that can be accessed in other actions, plugins or your lanes:
get_build_number_repository action generates the following Lane Variables:
||The build number from the current repository|
To get more information check the Lanes documentation.
To show the documentation in your terminal, run
fastlane action get_build_number_repository
It is recommended to add the above action into your
Fastfile, however sometimes you might want to run one-offs. To do so, you can run the following command from your terminal
fastlane run get_build_number_repository
To pass parameters, make use of the
: symbol, for example
fastlane run get_build_number_repository parameter1:"value1" parameter2:"value2"
It's important to note that the CLI supports primitive types like integers, floats, booleans, and strings. Arrays can be passed as a comma delimited string (e.g.
param:"1,2,3"). Hashes are not currently supported.
It is recommended to add all fastlane actions you use to your
This action, just like the rest of fastlane, is fully open source, view the source code on GitHub