Submitted by rtyler on Mon, 2010-06-14 07:00
The 1.362 release of Hudson has a few bug-fixes and a few minor enhancements, all together a good stabilization release. Not too much interesting to discuss so straight on to the changelog!
Restored optional container-based authentication for CLI.
Add setting so job views may show only enabled or disabled jobs.
File parameters can now be downloaded from the build Parameters page.
Added an ability to point to different update sites.
Added a new extension point to plug in custom utility to kill processes.
Added a proactive error diagnostics to look for a broken reverse proxy setup.
Historically, our fearless leader Kohsuke has blogged on Java.net. The setup made a whole lot of sense when Kohsuke was employed by Sun, then Oracle, which sponsors and runs Java.net. In a post earlier this week discussing console markups, Kohsuke casually pointed out that he will be cross-posting to Java.net, and his personal blog located at kohsuke.org. The first post over on Kohsuke.org welcomes us:
For the longest time I haven’t really done anything about kohsuke.org, but as I left Sun/Oracle, I decided to put a bit more effort into it. So this is the new home.
For the time being, I plan to post my blogs both on java.net and here.
If you're a reader of feeds, I recommend adding the rss feed for the blog to your list of interesting continuous integration/hacker feeds.
Those of you on the
dev@ mailing lists have likely already read that Kohsuke (left in the photo), the founder of the Hudson project, is leaving Sun. I say that he is leaving Sun, instead of leaving Oracle as Kohsuke worked at Sun for nine years and Oracle only a few months. In those nine years at Sun, Kohsuke has worked on some great products, the most notable of them being Hudson.
Per Kohsuke's post:
Where am I heading next? I'm actually starting my own company to take Hudson to the next stage.
What this means for Hudson still isn't certain yet, fortunately it means that Hudson will continue to have at least one full-time developer. It remains to be seen where KohsukeCorp (the name has not yet been disclosed) will focus within the Hudson code-base. For the greater user-base of Hudson, this means that the schedule for releases may slow down during this transitional period, there are some logistics to work out with Oracle regarding some of the hardware Hudson has traditionally used to host JIRA, this blog, and a number of other machines helping support the Hudson project in one fashion or another.
The next couple of months will be interesting for the Hudson community; as per usual you'll be able to get the latest updates from this blog or the @hudsonci twitter account. I'll let Kohsuke finish this post off:
And finally, big thank you to everyone in the Hudson community, and in a broader java.net community. I wouldn't be here without you guys, and I feel very proud that I'm a part of it.
Rarely do I ever get mail, let alone mail I like, so I was quite excited when a shipment of stickers from Hudson HQ arrived yesterday. I'm certain you're thinking to yourself "what does this guy need hundreds of Hudson stickers for?" Fact is, I don't! They're not for me, they're for you!
I am willing to mail stickers vast distances to you (with some conditions)
If you're presenting at a conference or otherwise would like some Hudson stickers to go around, email me with a rough estimate of how many you need. The only condition being that you tell me all about the event and how Hudson was received after the fact (this may involve an interview).
If you email me requesting some stickers for a user group, I'll need an estimate of how many folks attend meetings. Depending on supplies, I may send you a little more than requested to be shared.
If your company wants some Hudson stickers, I'd be happy to oblige, and of course I always appreciate stickers, pens, branded bouncy balls, etc (see: swag) in return!
People who like stickers
If you're just a fan of Hudson, stickers, or both, I'll still gladly mail you a few stickers with the condition that you take pictures of where the stickers end up (and maybe of your Hudson install) and either email me some cool pictures or post them to Flickr (tagged: "hudsonstickers")
I will be stuffing envelopes in my free time, so there may be a slight delay.