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Bamboo yaml specs vs pom.xml?


I try to make our first Bamboo YAML specs build, no luck so far.

I created a new (empty) repository for the YAML files and added this to bamboo as a linked repository and enabled Bamboo specs for that.  I placed a new YAM in the  bamboo-specs directory (BTW: the documentation doesn't mention the dir I had to figure out from logs). My specs file is very simple, based on the dummy example in the documentation (yes, I have an 'XP' project):


key: XP
key: TEST1
name: Bamboo specs test plan
- jobs:
- scripts:
- echo 'Going to kill the dragon, watch me'
- sleep 1
- echo 'Nailed it'


And now I see an error on the "Sepcs Status" tab, however the error log is an empty file.

In the bamboo log I see the problem, it's missing a pom.xml file.

2018-07-30 17:28:13,015 INFO [15-BAM::SpecsDetection:pool-22-thread-2] [RssDetectionRunnable] Exception while executing RSS detection for repository 171999235
java.lang.IllegalStateException: Unable to locate pom.xml file in /home/bamboo/Bamboo.home/xml-data/build-dir/serverSide/REPOSITORY_STORED_SPECS/repository-171999235/checkout/bamboo-specs


Why do I need a pom,xml for bamboo specs? And what to put there?


ps: Bambo version 6.5.0

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