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1   #!/usr/bin/env bash
2   
3   export INDENT_LEVEL=2
4   
5   indent() {
6   local indent=${1:-"$INDENT_LEVEL"}
7     sed "s/^/$(printf ' %.0s' $(seq 1 "$indent"))/"
8   }
9   
10   group() {
11    # shellcheck disable=SC2016 # don't want these expressions expanded
12    local name="${1:?'buildkite `group` generator requires a `name`'}"
13    if [[ $# -lt 2 ]]; then
14      echo "no steps provided for buildkite group \`$name\`, omitting from pipeline" 1>&2
15       return
16     fi
17     cat <<EOF | indent
18   - group: "$name"
19     steps:
20   EOF
21     shift
22   
23     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL + 4))
24     for params in "$@"; do
25       step "$params"
26     done
27     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL - 4))
28    }
29   
30   step() {

1   #!/usr/bin/env bash
2   
3   export INDENT_LEVEL=2
4   
5   indent() {
6   local indent=${1:-"$INDENT_LEVEL"}
7     sed "s/^/$(printf ' %.0s' $(seq 1 "$indent"))/"
8   }
9   
10   group() {
11    # shellcheck disable=SC2016 # don't want these expressions expanded
12    local name="${1:?'buildkite `group` generator requires a `name`'}"
13    if [[ $# -lt 2 ]]; then
14      echo "no steps provided for buildkite group \`$name\`, omitting from pipeline" 1>&2
15       return
16     fi
17     cat <<EOF | indent
18   - group: "$name"
19     steps:
20   EOF
21     shift
22   
23     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL + 4))
24     for params in "$@"; do
25       step "$params"
26     done
27     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL - 4))
28    }
29   
30   step() {

1   #!/usr/bin/env bash
2   
3   export INDENT_LEVEL=2
4   
5   indent() {
6   local indent=${1:-"$INDENT_LEVEL"}
7     sed "s/^/$(printf ' %.0s' $(seq 1 "$indent"))/"
8   }
9   
10   group() {
11    # shellcheck disable=SC2016 # don't want these expressions expanded
12    local name="${1:?'buildkite `group` generator requires a `name`'}"
13    if [[ $# -lt 2 ]]; then
14      echo "no steps provided for buildkite group \`$name\`, omitting from pipeline" 1>&2
15       return
16     fi
17     cat <<EOF | indent
18   - group: "$name"
19     steps:
20   EOF
21     shift
22   
23     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL + 4))
24     for params in "$@"; do
25       step "$params"
26     done
27     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL - 4))
28    }
29   
30   step() {

1   #!/usr/bin/env bash
2   
3   export INDENT_LEVEL=2
4   
5   indent() {
6   local indent=${1:-"$INDENT_LEVEL"}
7     sed "s/^/$(printf ' %.0s' $(seq 1 "$indent"))/"
8   }
9   
10   group() {
11    # shellcheck disable=SC2016 # don't want these expressions expanded
12    local name="${1:?'buildkite `group` generator requires a `name`'}"
13    if [[ $# -lt 2 ]]; then
14      echo "no steps provided for buildkite group \`$name\`, omitting from pipeline" 1>&2
15       return
16     fi
17     cat <<EOF | indent
18   - group: "$name"
19     steps:
20   EOF
21     shift
22   
23     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL + 4))
24     for params in "$@"; do
25       step "$params"
26     done
27     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL - 4))
28    }
29   
30   step() {

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1   #!/usr/bin/env bash
2   
3   export INDENT_LEVEL=2
4   
5   indent() {
6   local indent=${1:-"$INDENT_LEVEL"}
7     sed "s/^/$(printf ' %.0s' $(seq 1 "$indent"))/"
8   }
9   
10   group() {
11    # shellcheck disable=SC2016 # don't want these expressions expanded
12    local name="${1:?'buildkite `group` generator requires a `name`'}"
13    if [[ $# -lt 2 ]]; then
14      echo "no steps provided for buildkite group \`$name\`, omitting from pipeline" 1>&2
15       return
16     fi
17     cat <<EOF | indent
18   - group: "$name"
19     steps:
20   EOF
21     shift
22   
23     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL + 4))
24     for params in "$@"; do
25       step "$params"
26     done
27     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL - 4))
28    }
29   
30   step() {

1   #!/usr/bin/env bash
2   
3   export INDENT_LEVEL=2
4   
5   indent() {
6   local indent=${1:-"$INDENT_LEVEL"}
7     sed "s/^/$(printf ' %.0s' $(seq 1 "$indent"))/"
8   }
9   
10   group() {
11    # shellcheck disable=SC2016 # don't want these expressions expanded
12    local name="${1:?'buildkite `group` generator requires a `name`'}"
13    if [[ $# -lt 2 ]]; then
14      echo "no steps provided for buildkite group \`$name\`, omitting from pipeline" 1>&2
15       return
16     fi
17     cat <<EOF | indent
18   - group: "$name"
19     steps:
20   EOF
21     shift
22   
23     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL + 4))
24     for params in "$@"; do
25       step "$params"
26     done
27     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL - 4))
28    }
29   
30   step() {

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1   #!/usr/bin/env bash
2   
3   export INDENT_LEVEL=2
4   
5   indent() {
6   local indent=${1:-"$INDENT_LEVEL"}
7     sed "s/^/$(printf ' %.0s' $(seq 1 "$indent"))/"
8   }
9   
10   group() {
11    # shellcheck disable=SC2016 # don't want these expressions expanded
12    local name="${1:?'buildkite `group` generator requires a `name`'}"
13    if [[ $# -lt 2 ]]; then
14      echo "no steps provided for buildkite group \`$name\`, omitting from pipeline" 1>&2
15       return
16     fi
17     cat <<EOF | indent
18   - group: "$name"
19     steps:
20   EOF
21     shift
22   
23     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL + 4))
24     for params in "$@"; do
25       step "$params"
26     done
27     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL - 4))
28    }
29   
30   step() {

1   #!/usr/bin/env bash
2   
3   export INDENT_LEVEL=2
4   
5   indent() {
6   local indent=${1:-"$INDENT_LEVEL"}
7     sed "s/^/$(printf ' %.0s' $(seq 1 "$indent"))/"
8   }
9   
10   group() {
11    # shellcheck disable=SC2016 # don't want these expressions expanded
12    local name="${1:?'buildkite `group` generator requires a `name`'}"
13    if [[ $# -lt 2 ]]; then
14      echo "no steps provided for buildkite group \`$name\`, omitting from pipeline" 1>&2
15       return
16     fi
17     cat <<EOF | indent
18   - group: "$name"
19     steps:
20   EOF
21     shift
22   
23     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL + 4))
24     for params in "$@"; do
25       step "$params"
26     done
27     INDENT_LEVEL=$((INDENT_LEVEL - 4))
28    }
29   
30   step() {

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$1.3T+
LIQUIDITY ON BITCOIN
$15M
TOTAL SMART CONTRACT VALUE
LOCKED
10M
TOTAL SMART CONTRACTS DEPLOYED & CONFIRMED
20+
SUPPORTED PROJECTS ON BTC