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From Prasanna Santhanam <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Request for adding Clone Workspace Plugin
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2013 15:09:56 GMT
On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 07:54:25PM +0530, Olivier Lamy wrote:
> 2013/2/15 Prasanna Santhanam <tsp@apache.org>:
> > Thanks - I understand it's not clone per build. Also I set the
> > topmost upstream job on a node to fetch changes from repo using git
> > and clone the same workspace for all other downstream projects on the
> > same node.  This (I assume) prevents copies across master. But this is
> > convention which cannot be imposed for builds@.
> >
> > Am I right in assuming that copy of zip archive to master happens
> > regardless of all the clone related jobs being on the same node? This
> > is something I wasn't aware of. That seems bad.
> Except if you use only one single node for all your builds. But not
> sure it's a good idea for having fast builds.
> Do you really want that.
> BTW we talk here about a zip/tar archive of the workspace but it can
> generate a bit of network transfer.

I'm okay with not enabling the plugin atm if this archive copy through
master is what it can potentially do. I'll do a few tests on my setup.

I do have a few nodes on my setup but the jobs tied to a given node
only have one (frequent) job that fetches from the repo and rest clone
the workspace from that job tied to version control.


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