This blog post is the last one from the series of
Google Summer of Code 2016, External Workspace Manager Plugin project.
The previous posts are:
Introductory blog post
Alpha release announcement
Beta release announcement
In this post I would like to announce the 1.0.0 release of the External Workspace Manager Plugin version to the main
Here’s a highlight of the available features:
Workspace share and reuse across multiple jobs, running on...
This blog post is a continuation of the External Workspace Manager Plugin related posts, starting with
the introductory blog post, and followed by
the alpha version release announcement.
As the title suggests, the beta version of the External Workspace Manager Plugin was launched!
This means that it’s available only in the
Experimental Plugins Update Center.
Take care when installing plugins from the Experimental Update Center, since they may change in
Currently it’s quite difficult to share and reuse the same workspace between multiple jobs and across nodes.
There are some possible workarounds for achieving this, but each of them has its own drawback,
e.g. stash/unstash pre-made artifacts, Copy Artifacts plugin or advanced job settings.
A viable solution for this problem is the External Workspace Manager plugin, which facilitates workspace share and
reuse across multiple Jenkins jobs and nodes.