Can I edit the Bamboo build number?

Hi,

I am evaluating options for encoding the sprint/iteration no. into the 4th digit of our software version scheme.

Is there a way in Bamboo's plan configuration where I set the offset for the Bamboo build number before the next build starts?

Many thanks in advance!

Frank

 

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I'm not sure if I understood your question correctly, but if you're asking if you can change the "next build number" for a plan or branch then it only possible by direct DB manipulation:

UPDATE build SET next_build_number = X WHERE full_key = <your-plan-key>

warning Please make sure you create full DB backup before executing any manual modifications.

Thank you for the immediate answer. The SQL statement will do exactly what I was looking for, but I hoped this would also be supported in the Web-GUI, which is - as you write - obviously not the case.

Is this still the best way to do this?

 

I see some suggestion on the Internet that the build number cannot be lowered but must always be raised.

Is that true?

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