plans being built in sub-directory of xml-data/build-dir??

A strange thing has happened to my bamboo installation.... Our builds are configured to use a common ant build file and ivy. All of our projects reference ../CoreProject/common-build.xml, and ivy has been using a similar scheme to get it's artifacts. Since version 1 we have sym-linked the bamboo name to the "real" project name, and all this has worked pretty well.

Up until recently, bamboo has been organizing my code in $BAMBOO_HOME/xml-data/build-dir. Today i notice that some of my builds started failing and our projects were suddenly being stored in a sub-directory:

was: $BAMBOO_HOME/xml-data/build-dir/COREPROJECT-TRUNK-JOB1

is now: $BAMBOO_HOME/xml-data/build-dir/131073/COREPROJECT-TRUNK-JOB1

some projects are in still another sub-directory... Clicking around it looks like the numbers might corrspond to agent id's.

Does anyone have any insight on what might be going on here? Is this normal or do I have some corruption somewhere??


note: even though I was a "charter" bamboo user, I decided to get rid of some "upgrade cruft" by starting fresh and reinstalling Bamboo when I upgraded to 3.2 recently.

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That's normal if you have concurrent builds enabled. If you disable them, you will get back to the previous layout.

If we stuck to the previous directory layout, a directory would have to be shared between two concurrent builds of the same job. So, concurrent builds -> all job directories are per agent.

That's it, Someone clicked "Enable". Time to revoke some admin privs :-)


Can you have that tidbit added to the Bamboo documentation somewhere? Also, if an agent is disabled or deleted, an Admin might like to know that the ./build-dir/<agentID> directory can be deleted to recover disk space.

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