GitLab CI Runner artifacts size error: “too large archive”

As part of putting together a GitLab CI pipeline to build a Python deployment for an AWS Lambda, I ran into an issue with the size of the build dir that I’m zipping up ready for deployment:

Uploading artifacts...
./build: found 2543 matching files 
ERROR: Uploading artifacts to coordinator... too large archive id=181 responseStatus=413 Request Entity Too Large status=413 Request Entity Too Large token=rtRUzgtp
FATAL: Too large

Hmm. Ok. A quick search found this post which says there’s a setting to increase the max build artifact size – it’s under /admin/application_settings, in the Continuous Integration setting – looks like the default is 100MB, so let’s bump that up and try again:

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