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BuildAgentRequirementFilter does not filter agents

Dear All, 


I'd like to set up a bamboo plugin that implements BuildAgentRequirementFilter module. Unfortunately, when I override filter function, it seems that the Collection<BuildAgent> agents returns unfiltered lists rather than a collection of agents filtered by requirements. Please see below code as an example:

public Collection<BuildAgent> filter(CommonContext buildContext, Collection<BuildAgent> agents, MinimalRequirementSet requirementSet) {
agents.toString(); //return all available agents instead of filtered agents
return agents;

Is it the expected behavior? if yes, is there any way for me to get the list of filtered agents based on requirements?

Thanks in advance.


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It's expected behaviour.

Why do you need filtered agents? Filter the agents based on your criteria, let Bamboo filter them by requirements afterwards.

Hmm understood... I was a bit confused as the behavior is different on Bamboo version < 6.9.x where the agents are already filtered by Bamboo requirements before we filter it further with our criteria.

We made this change, because in our experience, plugin-provided filtering is (usually) faster than filtering by requirements, so it makes sense to apply it first.

@Marcin Gardias  thanks for the explanation...  by the way, where can I find this kind of information (about changes) in the future?

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