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From "Brett Porter" <>
Subject Re: CI Builds Need Only a Fraction of the Sub-Projects in the SCM Repo
Date Fri, 18 Apr 2008 01:25:19 GMT
We're looking to propose something for a future version to improve
this behaviour.

At the moment, you have another alternative in that you can use the
checkbox on addition that runs the build as one checkout instead of
separate modules.


On 18/04/2008, Harper, Brad <> wrote:
> Continuum is set to build a maven project aggregating several <module>
>  sub-projects. In reality, the directory containing this top-level
>  project contains *many* more sub-projects than it's pom.xml describes.
>  When continuum build runs, it checks out the entire tree beneath this
>  main project, including all of the sub-directories associated with the
>  sub-projects that aren't specified in the pom. The activity checks out
>  far too much from the SCM repository than is necessary for the CI build
>  itself [as defined by the pom hierarchy] and adds tens of minutes to the
>  overall CI build time.
>  Suggestions on how to better control the behavior of the SCM checkout
>  performed by the continuum build? Thanks.
>  Brad

Brett Porter

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