It would be realy nice to be able to have the possibility to configure a plan using some configuration file. That file could then be stored inside the repository of the project that needs building. The only thing left to do then is to tell Bamboo to create a plan from a certain repository.
This would make a few things possible:
It would, of course, be possible to just create plans that run a standard script of some kind, but that would almost defy the use of Bamboo. Things like trend-lines, test result status, knowing what artefacts are important, are – imo – a key aspect of the Bamboo build ecosystem.
Feature requests should be posted at jira.atlassian.com - there are a number of similar requests there already (see https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/BAM-1223 and the issues it links to) - you can vote for these issues and watch them for progress. It seems like Atlassian has acknowledged and prioritized the request, but not announced any concrete release dates.
I agree that this would be an extremely valuable and indeed essential feature. I'm currently reading Jez Humble's book "Continuous Delivery" and it seems like this is a mandatory feature from his way of thinking.
I'm happy to announce that Bamboo 7.1 has been released and it’s overflowing with awesome new features. Top-voted issues First and foremost, a bunch of JAC top voted issues has been delivered - y...
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