1

I used CodeStar to create a DataPipeline that:

  1. Downloads code from my github repo
  2. Tests it in CodeBuild,
  3. Creates/executes a CloudFormation changeset on a CloudFormation stack that CodeStar created
  4. Which creates/updates a lambda.

The CloudFormation Stack template references CodeStar::SyncResources. I also noticed the lambda function it created is actually part of a "Lambda Application". the Application has 2 resources: The lambda, and the "SyncResources"

The Cloudformation ChangeSet uses this and I notice that when I push a commit where the function's code isn't changed (for example, when I change the README), the SyncResources gets passed in the ChangeSet execution, but not the lambda itself. If I comment the changeset out in the template than the lambda gets updated everytime even if it isn't changed.

what the heck is this thing? Couldn't find any documentation.

Your Answer

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy, and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.