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Blog Archive for kohsuke during December 2008

Vivek told me that Hudson is on the front page of JavaWorld.
When building a library like JAXB, com4j, or args4j, which introspects on Java classes to perform some work, one often need to introspect generics properly. For example, JAXB handles List<String> and List<Integer> differently. Before Java5, such libraries normally relied on a Class object to represent a type, but in the post-generics era, Class can no longer represent all possible types...
I've been playing with OpenSolaris lately, and I was finally able to build my own OpenSolaris LiveCD with Hudson, so this is the record of what/how I did it. There are two ways to read this post; if you are just interested in installing Hudson on a machine, real or virtual, then you can just download the ISO file, boot from the ISO, then run the installer. It will install OpenSolaris and Hudson...
Two recent good news made my day. In a blog post titled "What Sun should do?", an analyst James Governor wrote: Get behind Hudson is a big way. Developers really like it. It just works. It makes managing your builds a relatively painless experience. It is even, dare I say it, "pretty" - at least that was the adjective Dan McWeeney from Adobe used for it when he demoed it to me. This being...