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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-30644

Jenkins should manage better the plugin dependencies when disabling/uninstalling a plugin

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Resolved (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Duplicate
    • Component/s: core
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      Description

      If you disable a plugin which has a hard dependency with another plugin, Jenkins doesn't report anything or suggest you to disable/delete the dependencies. At the end, you can end up with stacktraces like:

      WARNING: Failed to scout com.cloudbees.opscenter.client.plugin.ClusterSessionClientExtensionHandler 
      java.lang.InstantiationException: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: hudson/plugins/openid/OpenIdExtension 
      at net.java.sezpoz.IndexItem.element(IndexItem.java:146) 
      at hudson.ExtensionFinder$Sezpoz.scout(ExtensionFinder.java:666) 
      at hudson.ClassicPluginStrategy.findComponents(ClassicPluginStrategy.java:354) 
      at hudson.ExtensionList.load(ExtensionList.java:300) 
      at hudson.ExtensionList.ensureLoaded(ExtensionList.java:253) 
      at hudson.ExtensionList.iterator(ExtensionList.java:143) 
      at hudson.ClassicPluginStrategy.findComponents(ClassicPluginStrategy.java:353) 
      at hudson.ExtensionList.load(ExtensionList.java:300) 
      at hudson.ExtensionList.ensureLoaded(ExtensionList.java:253) 
      at hudson.ExtensionList.size(ExtensionList.java:162) 
      at java.util.AbstractCollection.toArray(AbstractCollection.java:136) 
      at java.util.ArrayList.addAll(ArrayList.java:559) 
      at 
      

      Jenkins should not allow you to disable a plugin when there is such kind of dependency. It should instead maybe give you also the tree of dependencies so you can uninstall all of them if you want.

      A Warning can be also an option saying that it is not possible to remove/disable because there is a dependency with another plugin. I don't like too much this option because you end up with a lot of manual work.

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            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment -

            Duplicates JENKINS-23150, JENKINS-21486, JENKINS-21485.

            Please search for existing reports before filing obvious long-standing bugs.

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            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment - Duplicates JENKINS-23150 , JENKINS-21486 , JENKINS-21485 . Please search for existing reports before filing obvious long-standing bugs.
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            danielbeck Daniel Beck added a comment - Related PR: https://github.com/jenkinsci/jenkins/pull/1573

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                Reporter:
                fbelzunc FĂ©lix Belzunce Arcos
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