Releasing plugin updates
When you have a newer version of your plugin, you can update your plugin
manifest at krew-index repository to ship this new version to your users.
This manual operation looks like:
- Update the
sha256 fields of the plugin manifest file.
- Test plugin installation locally
- Make a pull request to krew-index to update the plugin manifest file.
Note: Ideally, the specified
version: field should match the release tag
of the plugin. (This helps users and maintainers to easily identify which
version of the plugin they have installed.)
If you only change
sha256 fields of your plugin manifest,
your pull request will be automatically approved, tested and merged (see an
However, you can automate releasing your plugin if you’re publishing your plugins on GitHub.