As I mentioned in my last post, Akuma does fork/exec by itself.
One of the things that this enables, other than daemonization, is an ability to inherit file descriptors to child processes.
As explained in here, writing a proper daemon requires various function calls that are traditionally only available to native applications.
Several people reported to me that the artifacts they pushed to the java.net Maven2 repository stopped appearing to the external servers.
Starting Hudson 1.264, Hudson has an option of sending usage statistics. This was released 12/16 last year, so it's been about a month. So I run some data analysis over the data that's collected so far.
First, data is filtered to eliminate one off installations that don't appear to be a long running installation.
Playing with SunStorage Simulator
I'm a total outsider to SunStorage, even though I work for Sun. Information here shouldn't be taken as official, but rather, a perspective from just one user.
I was playing with SunStorage Simulator over the weekend.
I wrote a JAX-WS client module for VirtualBox some time ago for VirtualBox 1.6.0. Since then VirtualBox made numerous improvements, and so did their web services.
So this morning, I updated this module to use the latest VirtualBox 2.1 WSDL.
I'm one of the few people who are still using Apache commons Jelly actively.
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 downl