How do you add bamboo variable in powershell?

Hello All,

I'm having hard times to figure this out, I have the following powershell script , simple one:

$BambooPath = 'C:\StartFolder'
$RemoteWebPath = 'C:\DestFolder'
Copy-Item -Path $BambooPath -Destination $RemoteWebPath -Recurse

I wan't to replace in $BambooPath the C:\StartFolder with the bamboo.working.directory variable...anyone has an ideea how to do that?

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Nov 08, 2016
For task configuration fields, use the syntax ${bamboo.myvariablename}. For inline scripts, variables are exposed as shell environment variables which can be accessed using the syntax $bamboo_MY_VARIABLE_NAME (Linux/Mac OS X) or %BAMBOO_MY_VARIABLE_NAME% (Windows).

If it were that easy...It's not working. sad

One solution we found rather easy is to use the variables as arguments.

In your case you should use 

$BambooPath = $args[0]; 

And enter as argument : ${bamboo.build.working.directory}

This is not very helpful.  Maybe you can provide more detailed explanation how you can set it. I am trying to set some build variable from PS script

Hi Jacek,

 

We use a script that needs to know in which state it's used (build or deploy) and another parameter. In the Argument we have:

build ${bamboo.repository.git.branch}

Note that the parameters are split with a space.

 

For getting the parameters in your Powershell code use this.

$state= $args[0]; //returns "build"
$branch = $args[1]; //returns something like "master" or "feature/feature-name"

//Followed by your own code

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