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remote_dependency

Usage

remote_dependency: public_project {
  url: "git://github.com/llooker/project.git"
  ref: "07a20007b6876d349ccbcacccdc400f668fd8147f1"
}

Hierarchy

remote_dependency

Default Value

None

Accepts

  • A url subparameter that includes the URL of the Git repository
  • A ref subparameter that includes the SHA of a commit in the Git repository

Definition

To use this parameter, the experimental Labs feature Project Import must be enabled. Experimental features are not fully developed and may be significantly changed or completely removed.

remote_dependency specifies the name of an external Git repository containing a LookML project that has files that you want to use in this project. When importing files from another project, you must create a manifest file and specify a project with the remote_dependency parameter. You can include multiple remote_dependency statements in the manifest file to import multiple files or from multiple projects.

remote_dependency has two subparameters:

Example

In a manifest file, add the “Zendesk Block” Git repository as a source to import files from:

project_name: "thelook" remote_dependency: { url: "git://github.com/llooker/zendesk_block.git" ref: "6a95679c92efa56243c17fb4d66c820cd4a8db03" }

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