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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-11997

Consider jobs in the Executors for priority sorter


    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Resolved (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Component/s: prioritysorter-plugin
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    • Environment:
      Ubuntu 10.04
      Jenkins 1.441
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      The current PrioritySorter plugin does not consider the executing jobs. So it is possible for a job with a lower priority to be started even when there is a higher priority job already executing.

      A great enhancement to PrioritySorter would be to:

      • prevent a job from starting if there is already a job with a higher priority executing.
      • be able to configure this feature on or off. Some sites will want the current behavior.

      One usage scenario is:

      • I have a set of jobs for the integration branch and another set of jobs for the trunk branch (say to do a production release)
      • the int jobs are kicked off by changes to the SCM
      • but when I need to run the trunk jobs, they need to run immediately, i.e. the int jobs can wait.
      • To do that, I set the priority on the trunk jobs to a higher value.
      • I kick off the trunk jobs
      • if an int job comes in at that point, it is sorted last in the queue but also isn't allowed to run until the higher priority trunk jobs are done.



          arrizza John Arrizza created issue -
          emsa23 Magnus Sandberg made changes -
          Field Original Value New Value
          Assignee bklarson [ bklarson ] Magnus Sandberg [ emsa23 ]
          emsa23 Magnus Sandberg made changes -
          Status Open [ 1 ] Resolved [ 5 ]
          Resolution Fixed [ 1 ]
          rtyler R. Tyler Croy made changes -
          Workflow JNJira [ 142269 ] JNJira + In-Review [ 190046 ]


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              emsa23 Magnus Sandberg
              arrizza John Arrizza
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