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