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Blog Archive for kohsuke during July 2009

Java Web Start demands that the JNLP file contains the codebase attribute on the root <jnlp> tag, but this is really problematic. The reason this is problematic is mainly because of the difficulty for a web application to know its own URL. Think about a web app like Hudson, which can be deployed anywhere, and thus doesn't have any a'priori knowledge of its URL. The closest it gets is the...
Hudson Distributed Fork Plugin Most of the tests written today are designed to be executed on a single system (in fact, many of them don't even try to use multiple threads.) This tends to increase the time it takes to run tests, which in turn hurts our productivity. The way I see it, the reason such a single system environment is assumed (despite the fact that we are almost always connected to a...
To quote the announcement e-mail from R. Tyler Ballance: Howdy everybody, I pitched this idea to Mike (mrooney) and Kohsuke onIRC and I wanted to spread the word further.Me and by extension my employer (Slide) are hosting a Hudsonhackathon/meetup on Saturday, July 18th in downtown San Francisco.I personally wouldn't mind getting some other hackers in the same roomtogether, perhaps to hack on...