How to properly use curl in Travis?

This is slowly driving me crazy. We have an enterprise account, I’m running some JUnit tests and I would like to upload the tests results to my own server, so it’s much easier to browse them.

Basically, all I want do is to call this:

curl -H 'Authorization: Token someToken' -X POST http://my.server.com -F filedata=@file.txt

So this is what I’m trying to do in .travis.yml file.

after_script:
 - curl -H 'Authorization: Token someToken' -X POST http://my.server.com -F filedata=@file.txt

The problem is that for the line above I’m getting an error which looks like this:

$ {:"curl -H '\"Authorization"=>"Token someToken\"' -X POST http://my.server.com -F filedata=@file.txt"}
/home/travis/build.sh: line 45: Token someToken"' -X POST http://my.server.com -F filedata=@file.txt}: No such file or directory

This is where I’m stuck and I just get the same error over and over again:

curl -H '"Authorization: Token someToken"'
curl -H "\"Authorization: Token someToken\""
curl -H "'Authorization: Token someToken'"
curl -H '"Authorization": Token someToken'

i feel like being stupid and I know that the fix for this is probably a simple thing, but I’ve felt into that “escape quotes while escaping quotes” thing and if anyone could just point me in the right direction, I would be really grateful.

thank you

In YAML, colons are delimiters that separate map keys and values, as well as key value pairs.

What you have now:

curl -H 'Authorization: token someToken' "https://api.github.com/repos/:owner/:repo/releases/tags/$TRAVIS_TAG"

Is explicitly a map with key:

curl -H 'Authorization` and value `token someToken'

The second half of that if you look closely is:

"https://api.github.com/repos/:owner/:repo/releases/tags/$TRAVIS_TAG"

You can see how this creeps into the build script. What you want is a properly quoted string:

after_deploy:
  - "curl -H 'Authorization: token someToken' \"https://api.github.com/repos/:owner/:repo/releases/tags/$TRAVIS_TAG\"
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