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Git - push empty commit to remote to force project rebuild on remote

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In this short article we want to show how to push empty commit to remote with Git. That kind of operation is useful when we want to force project rebuilding on remote and we dont want to send any changes (useful for Jenkins, GitLab, etc. after pipeline failed because of non current project issue).

Quick solution:

git commit --allow-empty -m "Triggering build"
git push

When we dont want to run local tests, rebuilding etc. we can use:

git commit --no-verify --allow-empty -m "Triggering build"
git push --no-verify

 

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