Author Archives: Aris Green

How To Install Subversion 1.7 on CentOS 6.3

I have done this and forgotten, done this and forgotten, too many times. 1) Import the Dag Wieers key: rpm –import http://dag.wieers.com/rpm/packages/RPM-GPG-KEY.dag.txt 2) Install the rpmforge repo: rpm -Uvh http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.2-2.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm 3) Install Subversion: yum install –enablerepo=rpmforge,rpmforge-extras subversion This just gets … Continue reading

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Oracle VirtualBox Snippets

Enumerate Guest Properties VBoxManage guestproperty enumerate Youre_VM_Name_Here Get IP (ipV4) Address Of Guest VBoxManage guestproperty get Youre_VM_Name_Here /VirtualBox/GuestInfo/Net/0/V4/IP Run Bash Command Inside Linux Guest VBoxManage –nologo guestcontrol Youre_VM_Name_Here execute –image “/sbin/ifconfig” –username guestUser –password guestUserPassword –wait-exit –wait-stdout — -a NOTE: … Continue reading

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Free Me From Maven! – And I Need A Simple Open Source Artifact Repository!

This is a Level533 Living post, hopefully we all can continue to learn things. Maybe I’ll change my mind about things. Simply put, Maven for .NET builds ain’t good. I know, I’ave heard of the NPanday thing, but I’ve got … Continue reading

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Changed Owned Schema For User In SQL Server

I accidentally set “Owned Schemas” for a new user in SQL Server 2005 to db_backupoperator and db_owner. Not what I wanted, and then discovered I couldn’t change them back using SQL Management Studio. Oh, well, the following http://blog.sqlauthority.com/2008/04/05/sql-server-2005-transferring-ownership-of-a-schema-to-a-user/ helped out. … Continue reading

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Subversion Revision From Repository For Jenkins Dynamic Parameter

We may just want to get the latest Subversion repository itself rather than for a workspace for a dynamic Jenkins job parameter. Using svnkit is difficult in this case as explained in Get Subversion Revision For Workspace in Jenkins. The … Continue reading

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Get Subversion Revision For Workspace in Jenkins

You can use svnkit, a Java interface for Subversion supplied with the Subversion Plugin for Jenkins for getting Subversion information about jobs and various locations in a Subversion repository. I found that this approach was difficult to use when using … Continue reading

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Tagging A Jenkins Build In Subversion

I have looked at several plugins from which you can tag builds in Jenkins, but I have not quite found the one I wanted. I decided to write a reusable piece of groovy script using the Scriptler plugin. This script … Continue reading

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Subversion URL From Jenkins Job

Using Groovy scripting, here is how you can get the SCM location for the Subversion source code download. This example is for Subversion, so you may want to check this with other tools such as Git, TFS, or Mercurial. [sourcecode … Continue reading

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Get Environment Variable From Last Jenkins Build

Using Groovy scripting and the Groovy Plugin you can do this: [source gutter=”0″ light=”1″ collapse=”0″ language=”groovy”] def job = Hudson.instance.getJob(‘CoolJob’) def run = job.getLastBuild() println run.getEnvironment()["SVN_REVISION"] [/source] If you just println run.getEnvironment(), you’ll see the whole list of environment variables … Continue reading

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Best Windows Setup Free Software Roundup

Well best, that is, in my opinion. These are tools I would readily suggest for creating setups for Windows applications. I don’t have any experience with Inno Setup, but my gut feeling and what I have researched tells me that … Continue reading

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