how to run bash script with args (builder created)

In one task, I need to execute a BASH script like so:

workingDir> ./deploy-webapp.sh -p staging

I:

  1. created an "Executable" pointing to /bin/bash
  2. created a 'command' task, using above executable
  3. specified "./deploy-webapp.sh -p staging" as Argument
  4. set working dir to $workingDir

yet running the build I get:

... running command line:
/bin/bash
deploy-webapp.sh -p staging
... in: /opt/clabs/bamboo-home/xml-data/build-dir/ECR-CLP774-JOB1/deploy
... using extra environment variables:
TMP=/tmp
TEMP=/tmp
21-Feb-2012 20:13:10 /bin/bash: deploy-webapp.sh -p staging: No such file or directory

trimming Argument field to just "./deploy-webapp.sh" works, but I do need to pass that option. What am I missing?

I am using 3.4.3 build 2811

Thanks

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I just tried the same thing here and it worked. Could you screenshot your Command Task configuration and repost it here for me to take a look?

Just to answer this, I think Bamboo's description field for arguments is confusing.

If you are passing args to bash etc.. and they are separate arguments then you DONT need to enclose them in quotes in the textfield. At least that is what I have found

I could never get this work. I am running Bamboo 5.12.3.1.

Using the example above:

. deploy-webapp.sh -p staging

staging was ignored. If I created an environment variable (e.g. STAGE_NAME=staging) and referenced $STAGE_NAME in the script it worked fine. But I could never get staging to be passed in. I tried passing it using the arguments field - both with and without quotes - but still no joy.

In the end I wrapped the commands I was calling in a python script and it worked as expected. i.e.

python deploy-webapp.py -p staging

 

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