Skip Option

You can tell Kubes to skip resources to deploy. This can useful if you want to still resources with Kubes and have it compile .kubes/output files, but wish to deploy them outside of Kubes manually.

Example

Here’s an example with a Job.

.kubes/resources/cleanup/job.yaml:

apiVersion: batch/v1
kind: Job
metadata:
  name: cleanup
spec:
  template:
    spec:
      containers:
      - name: cleanup
        image: <%= docker_image %>
        command: ["bin/cleanup.sh"]
      restartPolicy: Never

To skip the cleanup job, use the config.skip option:

Kubes.configure do |config|
  config.skip = ["cleanup/job"]
end

Now when you deploy, the cleanup/job resource will not be deployed:

kubes deploy # deploys everything except cleanup/job

Deploy Outside of Kubes

Then to deploy outside of kubes.

$ kubes compile # not necessary if already ran: kubes deploy
Compiled  .kubes/resources files to .kubes/output
$ kubectl apply -f .kubes/output/cleanup/job.yaml
job.batch/cleanup created
$ kubectl delete -f .kubes/output/cleanup/job.yaml
job.batch "cleanup" deleted
$

Env Var KUBES_SKIP

You can also us ethe KUBES_SKIP env var. It takes list of strings separated by a space. It adds onto the config.skip option. Example:

KUBES_SKIP="cleanup/job" kubes delete

This can be useful for one-off use cases.