On Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 2:55:43 PM UTC-4, Daniel Beck wrote:
> > As the update center JSON tells you, its groupId is not
> Missed the newest response, sorry about that.
> > On 14.10.2016, at 22:12, Maciej Wiczynski <loa...@gmail.com
> > is there an easy way to find the group for all the plugins that don't
> use 'org.jenkins-ci.plugins'? I think I can look in
> https://updates.jenkins-ci.org/current/update-center.json and find the
> group for each plugin. If this isn't correct way to go about it I would
> appreciate tips on what I should be doing.
> Extracting the group from the 'gav' elements is probably the best
> (automated) approach. Otherwise, repo.jenkins-ci.org has a simple search
> interface, look for the artifactId and version and it'll show you the full
> The problem with the former, of course, is when plugins change groupId,
> which can happen occasionally (so a specific version may actually not be
> present in the groupId used for the newest version of the plugin).
> It's not clear to me what kind of problem is solved here. Why not just
> download specific plugin versions from the well-known URLs on the update
> site? It's linked from every plugin wiki page…
> Thanks Daniel. I was just following the code in Jason's example. If
there is way to download plugins differently then I'd be glad to use that
method. I was originally using the chef jenkins cookbook which has a
resource to download plugins via url( see
I wanted to try a different method than the cookbook to see if I could get
better control over plugin version. If you have any suggestions/pointers
to get me going in direction of using urls I'd appreciate it. I may end up
going back to the jenkins cookbook if this proves to be too much trouble.
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