Is there a way to get around this requirement for bamboo java specs?
bamboo-specs-apidependencies only - don't add extra dependencies
We have a large number of repositories. Each repository has bamboo specs stored with it. However, many tasks defined in those plans are common.
As such, I'd like to create a utility helper class and put all of the job tasks within that utility. That utility class can then be versioned and published to a nexus repository -- which could then be used as a dependency within each bamboo spec plan.....
Right now, there doesn't seem to be a way to do this -- and I would have to have copies of the utility class in every single repository .... which makes one of the major points of moving the plan into code not very useful.... since I still have to edit every single plan in order to fix a bug in one of the common tasks.
Any help is appreciated.
I figured this out. I did edit the above file, in order to add a <repositories> section in there to point to our own nexus server. However, when I did this, I had <snapshots><enabled>false</enabled></snapshots> my utility class was currently building snapshot versions only. This ended up being the problem.
The <dependency> information seems to work properly in the project itself and I did not need to modify the 2 default dependencies in the bamboo-specs-pom.xml file.
Looks like the bullet in your product documentation is wrong, since it does work with additional maven dependencies.
It's not the best, but once the utility gets re-published to nexus, then you have to go back through all the repositories and trigger a publish-specs (mvn -Ppublish-specs).
I just created a script that will do this, and made it a plan in bamboo itself... so after a new utility version is published, you just go execute the "update all plans" plan which basically just iterates through all the repositories, does a shallow clone of each, goes into the bamboo-specs directory and runs mvn -Ppublish-specs
Hello @Chris Johnston ,
What do you mean exactly with this ?
which basically just iterates through all the repositories
I'm interested in having something like this, but I cannot get a proper way of managing this. Is this something you just scripted or implemented along with Java specs ?
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