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README.md

P4 Plugin

Jenkins plugin for a Perforce Helix Versioning Engine (P4D).

Contents

Requirements

  • Jenkins 1.509 or greater.
  • Helix Versioning Engine 2012.1 or greater.
  • Minimum Perforce Protection of open for the Jenkins user.
  • Review Build feature requires Swarm 2014.2 or greater.

Install

  1. Open Jenkins in a browser; e.g. http://jenkins_host:8080
  2. Browse to 'Manage Jenkins' --> 'Manage Plugins' and Select the 'Available' tab.
  3. Find the 'P4 Plugin' or use the Filter if needed
  4. Check the box and press the 'Install without restart' button

If you are unable to find the plugin, you may need to refresh the Update site.

  1. Select the 'Advanced' tab (under 'Manage Plugins')
  2. Press the 'Check now' button at the bottom of the page.
  3. When 'Done' go back to the update centre and try again.

Building

To build the plugin and run the tests use the following:

mvn package

Note: for the tests to run you must have p4d in your PATH, to skip tests use the -DskipTests flag.

Lastest SNAPSHOT builds available here.

Manual install

  1. Open Jenkins in a browser; e.g. http://jenkins_host:8080
  2. Browse to 'Manage Jenkins' --> 'Manage Plugins’ and Select the 'Advanced' tab.
  3. Press the 'Choose File' button under the 'Upload Plugin' section
  4. Find the location of the 'p4.hpi' file and Select Upload
  5. Choose the 'Download now and install after restart' button (this might be different on the newer version)