17:14:47 [android] Starting Android emulator
17:14:47 [android] Erasing existing emulator data...
17:14:47 $ /Users/buildserver/Android/sdk/tools/emulator -no-boot-anim -ports 58108,58109 -prop persist.sys.language=en -prop persist.sys.country=US -avd hudson_en-US_160_841x490_android-7 -no-snapshot-load -no-snapshot-save -wipe-data -no-window -no-snapshot-update-time
17:14:50 PANIC: Could not open: /tmp/jenkins-root-ssh/workspace/client_android_staging_test/.android/avd/hudson_en-US_160_841x490_android-7.ini* daemon not running. starting it now on port 58110 *
17:14:50 * daemon started successfully *
17:15:52 [android] Emulator did not appear to start; giving up
I'm guessing the code tests for a .avd but not a .ini - I don't know how my machine managed to end up with only a .avd (I checked, and it existed), but in that scenario, the plugin should probably recreate the emulator (android create avd -f).