[libvirt] [PATCH jenkins-ci 00/19] Use jenkins-job-builder for CI

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Fri Aug 5 10:54:17 UTC 2016

On Thu, Aug 04, 2016 at 03:52:09PM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> We are using the CentOS Jenkins server for running CI tasks.
> Currently those tasks are maintained by people manually
> updating the Jenkins web UI. This is a horrible interface
> that requires 100's of mouse clicks to achieve even the
> simplest things. It is also incredibly hard to compare
> the config of different jobs to make sure they are working
> in a consistent manner.
> Fortunately there are tools which can help - OpenStack
> created the jenkins-job-builder tool which uses the Jenkins
> REST API to create/update jobs from a simple YAML file
> definition.
> This series thus creates a set of YAML files which will
> (almost) replicate our current manually create config.
> I've used jenkins-job-builder in offline test mode to
> generate Jenkins XML files and then compared them to what
> we currently have and they are mostly the same. So there
> should not be too many suprises lurking, but I do still
> expect some accidental breakage in places. As such I have
> not actually uploaded the new auto-generated job configs
> to ci.centos.org at this time.
> The intention is that these configs will all live in the
> libvirt GIT server in a new 'libvirt-jenkins-ci' repository

BTW, following on from this, I would like to create kickstart + puppet
files for managing the build slaves & re-create the the slaves. This
will give us a known good config that we can replicate elsewhere as

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