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From Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.bout...@free.fr>
Subject Re: Heads up - Planning to disable anonymous workspace read access on builds.a.o
Date Sat, 17 May 2014 06:38:58 GMT
no, the workflow wouldn't be applicable with Jenkins: IMHO, such workflow should 
be published on Mahout website, with svnpubsub and extpaths.txt to avoid 
javadoc disappearing on each CMS change



Le vendredi 16 mai 2014 23:28:59 Martin Desruisseaux a écrit :
> Hello Andrew
> Thanks for looking at this issue. On my side, I use the javadoc
> generated by Jenkins build every days. I often fix formatting issues and
> wait for the next Jenkins build for seeing if the fix worked. This is
> especially useful in class javadoc having tables, matrices or
> mathematical formulas.
> I also use Javadoc for getting API feedback from the community: I
> provide some skeleton classes with lot of Javadoc, send the link to the
> developer mailing list for comments, modify the API according feedback,
> wait for Jenkins to update the javadoc, etc. in an iterative process.
> Would such workflow still be applicable?
>     Martin
> Le 15/05/14 22:55, Andrew Bayer a écrit :
> > So from https://issues.jenkins-ci.org/browse/JENKINS-23056 it sounds like
> > at least one of the problems we're having with Jenkins hanging is because
> > of attempts to access the workspace of jobs through the UI - when a slave
> > is slow or hanging and that kind of request is made, it can lock up the
> > whole UI. I've contacted the Mahout team regarding their linking to
> > javadocs in job workspaces, and am going to contact the Maven team
> > regarding what looks to be build usage of bits from some of their jobs'
> > workspaces, but I'd also like to nip this in the bud permanently by
> > requiring authentication for access to job workspaces.
> > 
> > My thinking is that the only legitimate reason to be accessing the
> > workspace is if you need to in order to debug a failed build - otherwise,
> > if there's something that you want to be publishing from your build, you
> > can use the archive artifacts functionality. Does this sound reasonable to
> > everyone?
> > 
> > A.

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