Need simple .gitlab-ci.yaml file for building tar file

I’m sure there’s an easy answer for this, but I just need to a very simple CI setup.

  1. I have small repo of about 10 bash scripts used for some personal use.

All I want to do is run a few commands (chmod +x on the scripts), and then build a tar ball. Maybe get fancy and make it a select extracting archive.

This me using gitlab for the first time. Any help you can provide would be great.

Thanks in advance.

Something like this, untested:

  image: debian:stable-slim
    - chmod +x *.sh 
    - DATE=`date +"%Y-%m-%d"`
    - tar czf my-scripts-$DATE.tar.gz *.sh
      - "*.tar.gz"

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make it a select extracting archive.

I’m not sure I understand this requirement. Maybe a self-extracting archive, like an .exe on Windows? I do not know how to achieve that on Linux.

My hero. Just did my first successful build

Thanks for getting me started.

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