yaml github actions to clean all caches

  • add TOKEN to Github Actions Secrets Environtment

  • create .github/workflows/clean-caches.yml, put below codes

    name: Clean Caches
    
    on:
      push:
        branches: [ "master", "main" ]
        paths:
          - '**/package-lock.json'
          - '**/yarn.lock'
      pull_request:
        paths:
          - '**/package-lock.json'
          - '**/yarn.lock'
      workflow_dispatch:
    
    # run single job
    concurrency:
      group: clean-actions-${{ github.head_ref }}
      cancel-in-progress: true
    
    jobs:
      build:
        strategy:
          fail-fast: true
        runs-on: ubuntu-latest
    
        name: Cache Cleaner
        steps:
          - uses: actions/checkout@v3
            with:
              token: ${{ secrets.GITHUB_TOKEN }}
          # https://github.com/actions/cache/blob/main/tips-and-workarounds.md#force-deletion-of-caches-overriding-default-cache-eviction-policy
          - name: Cleanup caches
            shell: bash
            run: |
              gh extension install actions/gh-actions-cache
              REPO=${{ github.repository }}
              BRANCH=${{ github.ref }}
              echo "Fetching list of cache key"
              cacheKeysForPR=$(gh actions-cache list -R $REPO -B $BRANCH | cut -f 1 )
              ## Setting this to not fail the workflow while deleting cache keys.
              set +e
              echo "Deleting caches..."
              for cacheKey in $cacheKeysForPR
              do
                  gh actions-cache delete $cacheKey -R $REPO -B $BRANCH --confirm
              done
              echo "Done"
            env:
              GH_TOKEN: ${{ secrets.GITHUB_TOKEN }}
  • save and push .github/workflows/clean-caches.yml

Conclusion

Every package-lock.json or yarn.lock changed, github actions runner auto clean all caches should be run.