This doc provides a list of features in Tekton Pipelines that are deprecated or recently removed.

Deprecation Table

The following features are deprecated but have not yet been removed.

Deprecated Features Deprecation Announcement API Compatibility Policy Earliest Date or Release of Removal
Several fields of Task.Step are deprecated v0.36.0 Beta Feb 25, 2023
ClusterTask is deprecated v0.41.0 Beta July 13, 2023
The config-trusted-resources configMap is deprecated v0.45.0 Alpha v0.46.0
The default-cloud-events-sink setting in the config-defaults configMap is deprecated in favour of the new config-events configMap. v0.50.0 N/A v0.59.0
v1beta1 Tasks, TaskRuns, Pipelines, and PipelineRuns are deprecated in favor of v1 v0.50.0 Beta v0.62.0
The disable-affinity-assistant feature flag is deprecated in favor of the coschedule feature flag v0.51.0 N/A April 27, 2024
The resolver framework is deprecated in favor of an upgraded framework v0.60.0 N/A v0.72.

v1beta1 deprecation

The v1beta1 versions of Task, TaskRun, Pipeline, and PipelineRun are deprecated in favor of the v1 versions of these APIs, as of release v0.50.0. Following the beta CRD compatibility policy, the earliest release the v1beta1 versions of these CRDs may be removed is 1 year later, or v0.62.0 (LTS). The v1beta1 client libraries will be retained until v0.62.0 has reached its end of life, 1 year later. Therefore, the earliest release the client libraries may be removed is v0.74.0, 12 months after v0.62.0.

Removed features

The features listed below have been removed but may still be supported in releases that have not reached their EOL.

Removed Feature Removal Pull Request Removal Date Latest LTS Release with Support EOL of Supported Release
The PipelineRun.Status.TaskRuns and PipelineRun.Status.Runs fields and the embedded-status feature flag along with their functionalities have been tombstoned since v0.45. [TEP100] Remove Taskruns and Runs Fields for PipelineRunStatus Jan 25, 2023 v0.44.0 Jan 24, 2024
PipelineResources are removed, along with the components of the API that rely on them as proposed in TEP-0074. See Removed PipelineResources related features for more info. [TEP074] Remove Generic PipelineResources with Rest of Resources Types Mar 8, 2023 v0.44.0 Jan 24, 2024
v1alpha1 Runs are removed, as proposed in TEP-0114, along with the feature flags enable-custom-task and custom-task-version. TEP-0114: Remove support for v1alpha1.Run April 7, 2023 v0.44.0 Jan 24, 2024

The following features are removed as part of the deprecation of PipelineResources. See TEP-0074 for more information.