I reported earlier that Hudson can now install itself as a Windows service,
and behind this technology is the reusable Windows service wrapper code I wrote, which is separately reusable and available in the "winsw" project.
Now, I think the first question that people would ask is, why a
On most Unix systems, installing Hudson as a daemon is a rather simple process.
Since I only had limited connectivity while I was on the road, I refrained from making a release for the past 2 weeks.
In addition to Debian, OpenSUSE, and FreeBSD packages, Hudson is now available as an IPS package for users who run on OpenSolaris, and here is how you can use it:
First, you need one-time set-up to hook up Hudson's IPS repository to your local system.
I work on many, many projects on java.net, many of which has a large issue database, like GlassFish and Hudson with 1000s of issues respectively.
I wanted to create a package for Hudson and contribute that to OpenSolaris. But there's not much information about how to go about creating packages on the OpenSolaris website.