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  2. JENKINS-58705

Change default working dir to /home/jenkins/agent

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      The current default /home/jenkins causes some issues in some scenarios:

      When building a docker image with kaniko that is actually a jnlp agent image, since the specified workingDir is mounted as a volume in all containers in the pod, and it is also the home directory for the jenkins user, it prevents adding any file to /home/jenkins in the docker image.

      Changing the default working directory to /home/jenkins/agent should not have any downside except for users hardcoding stuff to it, while allowing this kind of scenarios in an easier way.

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            tac Giuseppe Valente added a comment - - edited

            This required a configuration change, without any changes it causes this error when using docker image::

             

            Error: docker: Error response from daemon: OCI runtime create failed: container_linux.go:348: starting container process caused "chdir to cwd (\"/home/jenkins/agent/workspace/myjob\") set in config.json failed: permission denied": unknown.

             

            It should at least be release-noted.

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            tac Giuseppe Valente added a comment - - edited This required a configuration change, without any changes it causes this error when using docker image: :   Error: docker: Error response from daemon: OCI runtime create failed: container_linux.go:348: starting container process caused "chdir to cwd (\"/home/jenkins/agent/workspace/myjob\") set in config.json failed: permission denied": unknown.   It should at least be release-noted.

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                vlatombe Vincent Latombe
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                vlatombe Vincent Latombe
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