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Why: Doc link: https://docs.github.com/en/free-pro-team@latest/actions/guides/storing-workflow-data-as-artifacts The article seems to confuse the term "file", "artifact" and "directory" ...

actions content ecosystem
sveniu opened Oct 27, 2020
2 comments
github:main sveniu:clarify-artifact-upload-and-download

I believe better handling of these cases will restore much of the SAMATE regressions documented in https://github.com/github/codeql-c-analysis-team/issues/27. Note that the AST DefaultTaintTracking never ...

C++
geoffw0 opened Oct 27, 2020
3 comments
github:main geoffw0:samateregtests

Gets a TP/TN for CVE-2019-10778 I originally made this as part of the js/shell-command-constructed-from-input query. But back then an evaluation came back with mixed results, so I shelved the implementation. ...

JS
erik-krogh opened Oct 27, 2020
1 comment
github:main erik-krogh:tsImport

@override Widget build(BuildContext context) { return Container( child: Center( child: Padding( padding: const EdgeInsets.all(8.0), child: Consumer(builder: (builder, voteState, child) { return Container( ...

feature
Eden-shisso opened Oct 27, 2020

- [x] Have you followed the contributing guidelines? - [x] Have you explained what your changes do, and why they add value to the Guides? Please note: we will close your PR without comment if you ...

olsza opened Oct 27, 2020
github:main olsza:translate/checkList-how-to-contribute

Bumps bootsnap from 1.4.8 to 1.4.9. Changelog Sourced from bootsnap's changelog. 1.4.9 Windows support Fix potential crash Commits 0b7482d Merge pull request #323 from Shopify/cut-1.4.9 cb05a43 ...

dependencies
dependabot[bot] opened Oct 27, 2020
master dependabot/bundler/bootsnap-1.4.9

Bumps puma from 5.0.2 to 5.0.3. Release notes Sourced from puma's releases. 5.0.3 A release with a bunch of bugfixes and stability improvements. Bugfixes Add Client#io_ok?, check before Reactor#register ...

dependencies
dependabot[bot] opened Oct 27, 2020
master dependabot/bundler/puma-5.0.3

Bumps fugit from 1.3.9 to 1.4.0. Changelog Sourced from fugit's changelog. fugit 1.4.0 released 2020-10-27 Ensure cron accepts "25-L" for monthday, gh-45 Allow for "every weekday ...

dependencies
dependabot[bot] opened Oct 27, 2020
master dependabot/bundler/fugit-1.4.0

We hope to automate the code quality test in Jenkins' CI/CD. If the score is greater than 90, the test will continue and if the score is less than 90, the test will be terminated

enhancement
DreamPWJ opened Oct 27, 2020

Bumps probot from 9.14.1 to 10.9.5. Release notes Sourced from probot's releases. v10.9.5 10.9.5 (2020-10-26) Bug Fixes use webhooks.onError() instead of deprecated webhooks.on("error", ...

dependencies javascript
dependabot[bot] opened Oct 27, 2020
main dependabot/npm_and_yarn/probot-10.9.5
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