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From "Gavin McDonald" <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: [Buildbot] value for M2_HOME (maven.home) ?
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2012 23:20:43 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jesse Glick [mailto:jesse.glick@oracle.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, 29 February 2012 8:55 AM
> To: builds@apache.org
> Subject: Re: [Buildbot] value for M2_HOME (maven.home) ?
> 
> On 02/28/2012 05:46 PM, Gavin McDonald wrote:
> >> Is there a document that describes where to find things on each slave?
> >
> > with over 30 slaves and different admins installing stuff all the time, I fear it
> would be a nightmare to keep updated.
> 
> This is why tool auto-installation [1] was created. Even if you do not want to
> use the automatic installers, you can still define an abstract tool on master
> and then assign a path for it on each slave (in the node properties page).
> Then a job can use the tool without having to hardcode a path. If by "using"
> the tool you need to do something more specialized than just assigning it to a
> standard build step, the Tool Environment plugin [2] can be very helpful.
> 
> [1] https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Tool+Auto-Installation
> [2] https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Tool+Environment+Plugin

Note the Topic - BUILDBOT , not Jenkins!

If the Jenkins Admins want to do that, fine.

Gav...



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