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[JBE] How to develop a new buildEngineParticipant ?

Florian Georg (19031918) | asked Nov 10 '11, 5:00 a.m.
I'm trying to write a new build definition type to support additional build technologies like Apache Ivy.

For the RTC server and Eclipse UI, everything works fine so far.
However, running such a new build definition spawns the following error in the build log:

CRRTC3507W: Warning: No engine participant found for build configuration element "Apache Ivy".

I see that one must add a

extension, but now it comes to the point that I will have this being registered in the JBE application I think.

So these are my questions:

1. How do I setup my RTC SDK environment to be able to build/test JBE extensions ? (I have a working environment for RTC server/client extensions, as described in the Extension Workshop here:
2. How can I deploy my finished plugin into an existing JBE installation afterwards?

Thanks for any hints

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Sterling Bates (2311612) | answered Nov 21 '11, 12:20 p.m.
Out of curiosity, what would be the point of a build engine type for Ivy? My utilization of Ivy has always been inside of an Ant build, but I'm interested to see if there's some new innovation here.

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Florian Georg (19031918) | answered Nov 21 '11, 3:24 p.m.
The idea was to do something like the Hudson/Jenkins plugin for Ivy:
Aside from some configuration convenience, this plug-in supports *parallel* build jobs for modules, based on the ivy dependency graph.
As a first step, I wanted to publish the dependency report back into the RTC repository / build result.

btw - I found the answer to my question. Of course I have to register the handler participant against the JBE application

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