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:octocat: πŸš€ GitHub Environment Variables Action

A GitHub Action to expose useful environment variables.

Environment Variables exposed by this Action

Environment Variable Name Description Example value
GITHUB_REPOSITORY_OWNER The owner of the repository. FranzDiebold
GITHUB_REPOSITORY_NAME The name of the repository. github-env-vars-action
GITHUB_REF_NAME The branch name that triggered the workflow. If neither a branch or tag is available for the event type, the variable will not exist. feature-branch-1
GITHUB_SHA_SHORT The shortened commit SHA (8 characters) that triggered the workflow. ffac537e

Default Environment Variables exposed by GitHub

For a full list of default environment variables exposed by GitHub see https://help.github.com/en/actions/configuring-and-managing-workflows/using-environment-variables#default-environment-variables.

Environment Variable Name Description Example value
GITHUB_ACTOR The name of the person or app that initiated the workflow. octocat
GITHUB_REPOSITORY The owner and repository name. FranzDiebold/github-env-vars-action
GITHUB_SHA The commit SHA that triggered the workflow. ffac537e6cbbf934b08745a378932722df287a53
GITHUB_REF The branch or tag ref that triggered the workflow. If neither a branch or tag is available for the event type, the variable will not exist. refs/heads/feature-branch-1

Example usage

steps:
  - uses: franzdiebold@github-env-vars-action@v1.0.0
  - name: Print environment variables
    run: |
      echo "GITHUB_REPOSITORY_OWNER=$GITHUB_REPOSITORY_OWNER"
      echo "GITHUB_REPOSITORY_NAME=$GITHUB_REPOSITORY_NAME"
      echo "GITHUB_REF_NAME=$GITHUB_REF_NAME"
      echo "GITHUB_SHA_SHORT=$GITHUB_SHA_SHORT"
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