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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-33008

Rename or alias `node` keyword to `agent`

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    • Type: Improvement
    • Status: Resolved (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Won't Do
    • Component/s: pipeline
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      As per JENKINS-27268, all instances of "slave" were renamed to "agent" throughout the Jenkins core UI, and the changes were merged into the Jenkins 2.0 branch.

      To be consistent| with the new naming, and as per the terminology sweep, and the proposed renaming in JENKINS-33007, I believe it would be good if node was renamed to agent in the Pipeline DSL.

      For backwards compatibility, node should most likely still be supported, as an alias for agent.

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            jglick Jesse Glick added a comment -

            AFAIK node is still in use to mean master or agent.

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            jglick Jesse Glick added a comment - AFAIK node is still in use to mean master or agent .

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                jglick Jesse Glick
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                orrc Christopher Orr
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