Hi Thomas,

Thanks for the reply, I am going to give this a try - it sounds quite 
straight forward. 

I'll update with how I get on. 


On Thursday, November 29, 2012 7:30:04 AM UTC, Thomas Ferris Nicolaisen 
> On Wednesday, November 28, 2012 6:40:09 PM UTC+1, Navu wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Has anyone had any experience with tagging in Git/Jenkings?
>> Every time we deploy, we normally tag the release (with SVN) and release 
>> that tag/version. Is it possible to deploy tags from Jenkins and Git? There 
>> is a Jenkins Git Parameter plugin, but that doesn't seem to work. 
>> Thanks in advance
>> Navu
> We have a dedicated "tagging" Jenkins job that runs a script that runs 
> `git tag $releaseVersion` and then `git push origin $releaseVersion`.
> We run it as a parameterized job:
> - Check "This build is parameterized"
> - Add Parameter -> String Parameter
> - Name: releaseVersion
> - Default value: <empty>
> - Description: The version to release
> Now when you hit Build, Jenkins will prompt you to enter a version number 
> that will be accessible to your build steps.
> Just try it out yourself on a little toy-project. Should be pretty easy. 
> You can just Execute Shell build step to run the git commands above in 
> order (Jenkins will replace the variables with the value at build time).
> See https://wiki.jenkins-ci.org/display/JENKINS/Parameterized+Build for 
> more info.


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