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General information

Under you find information about

  • Plug-Info (useage)
  • Known Limitations/Bugs

Here you find information relevant for developer for this plugin.

  • You may checkout/clone this project and build it by simply calling mvn clean install in the root of the checkout. Test your changes by going to your Jenkins-CI site and import the generated target/git-parameter.hpi by going to your base URL + jenkins/pluginManager/advanced. There you find an option to upload a plugin.
  • The Jenkins-CI of this plugin can be seen at DEV@cloud. The status is


01/16/2015 Version 0.4.0

  • Possibility to select branch, tag or branch (Alban Dericbourg)
  • Keep complex logics in jelly as less as possible (Yestin Sun)
  • support folders (Nicolas De Loof)
  • Minimized pom.xml as suggested by Jesse Glick
  • Removed LICENSE.txt as suggested by Jesse Glick

14/05/14 Version 0.3.2 (Code is same 0.3, needed because mvn release:prepare release:perform did not work)
14/05/14 Version 0.3.1 (Code is same 0.3, needed because mvn release:prepare release:perform did not work)
09/05/14 Version 0.3

  • Runs a fetch each time the user enters the “Build with parameter”.
  • With an empty workspace the tags are calculated after we made a checkout. This may take a long time.
  • Added MIT-LICENSE.txt to use the same license as Jenkins-CI.
  • Added Contributors.textile
  • Display month not minutes in date. Add Display only first 8 chars of SHA1 (Niklaus Giger)
  • Merging SortMode from graeme-hill
  • Add backup pluginRepository (Gabor Liptak)
  • Use GitTool to query configured location of the git executable (gliptak)
  • Upgrade to git 2.2.0. (christ66)
  • Run clone when fetch fails on workspace empty (Gabor Liptak)
  • Build against latest stable Jenkins-CI version 1.554.1
  • New maintainer/developer

02/21/12 Version 0.2

  • Corrected error – plugin wasn’t showing anything after change of main Git Plugin
  • Corrected major disfunctionality – plugin now it showing revisions only from correct job/project.
  • Adding support for choosing branch from which revisions/tags are returned

11/01/11 Version 0.1

  • Initial Release


  • Add a new method listRemoteTags(URL) to git-client-plugin to use. Will speed up listing tags and avoids cloning/fetching the content.
  • Fix the pending issues from
    • Even though the GIT SCM module has the ability to provide “credentials” (SSH key) for the repository, the git-parameter plugin doesn’t seem to use them. Issue lukanus
  • Allow translations by converting all html stuff to jelly
  • Add explanation when configuring the sort mode
  • Allow regular expressions when sorting.
  • Better testing. How to we test the configuration dialog? How do we test whether correct tags are listed when a user triggers a build?

Development history:

This plugin was offered to the community by lukanus (Łukasz Miłkowski <>) end of 2011. He was active till February 2012.

In May 2014 ngiger (Niklaus Giger niklaus.giger) decided to maintain this plugin and bring in the various improvements made by others.

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