The standard way to give deps write-access to your repo is with a personal access token. You can use your personal account to do this, or a "bot" account that your team has.
Personal access token
- Log in with the account you want deps to use (this will be the author of deps pull requests)
- Give it access to the repo you're setting up
- Generate a new token with the
- Set the
DEPS_GITLAB_TOKENenvironment variable in your CI
Merge request settings
When working with a GitLab repo, there are a few settings you can use to determine what your MRs look like.
version: 3 dependencies: - type: python settings: gitlab_target_branch: "dev" gitlab_labels: ["automerge"] gitlab_assignee_id: 1 gitlab_assignee_ids: [1, 2] gitlab_target_project_id: 1 gitlab_milestone_id: 1 gitlab_remove_source_branch: true gitlab_allow_collaboration: true gitlab_allow_maintainer_to_push: true gitlab_squash: true
If you don't need a
deps.yml then you can also configure these settings via environment variables.
This is an easy way to put settings directly in your CI config.
Note that they'll need to be in the format of a JSON-encoded string,
with an uppercase name prefixed by
$ DEPS_SETTING_GITLAB_LABELS='["automerge"]' deps ci