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  2. JENKINS-17622

Cannot access TestLink environment variables within Jenkins build

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      I'm configuring my first Jenkins / TestLink job. I don't seem to have access to any of the TestLink environment variables. I have pared down my Jenkins job to the following two statements under Build / Invoke TestLink / Test Execution / Single Build Steps / Execute Shell:

      echo "Test plan name is: $TESTLINK_TESTPLAN_NAME"
      echo "Build number is: $BUILD_NUMBER"

      The Jenkins console output is as follows:

      Started by user lisas
      Building in workspace /var/lib/jenkins/jobs/Website-Linkchecker-TestLink-integration/workspace
      Preparing TestLink client API.
      Using TestLink URL: http://localhost/testlink/lib/api/xmlrpc.php

      Found 1 automated test cases in TestLink.

      Sorting automated test cases by TestLink test plan execution order.

      Executing single Build Steps.

      [workspace] $ /bin/sh -xe /tmp/hudson8927570372825500742.sh
      + echo Test plan name is:
      Test plan name is:
      + echo Build number is: 8
      Build number is: 8
      Executing iterative Build Steps.

      Looking for the test results of TestLink test cases.

      Found 0 test result(s).

      Finished: SUCCESS

      As you can see, the $BUILD_NUMBER environment variable is translated as expected. The $TESTLINK_TESTPLAN_NAME environment variable is not.

      Any hints as to what might have gone wrong?

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          has_lisa_stanley Lisa Stanley added a comment -

          Thank you!!!

          has_lisa_stanley Lisa Stanley added a comment - Thank you!!!

          Fixed in 3.5

          kinow Bruno P. Kinoshita added a comment - Fixed in 3.5

          Code changed in jenkins
          User: Bruno P. Kinoshita
          Path:
          src/main/java/hudson/plugins/testlink/TestLinkBuilder.java
          src/main/java/hudson/plugins/testlink/util/TestLinkHelper.java
          http://jenkins-ci.org/commit/testlink-plugin/013dd77d0e840b0c0d4ac77959876f4b06bae52b
          Log:
          [FIXED JENKINS-17622] Added env vars to single build steps

          scm_issue_link SCM/JIRA link daemon added a comment - Code changed in jenkins User: Bruno P. Kinoshita Path: src/main/java/hudson/plugins/testlink/TestLinkBuilder.java src/main/java/hudson/plugins/testlink/util/TestLinkHelper.java http://jenkins-ci.org/commit/testlink-plugin/013dd77d0e840b0c0d4ac77959876f4b06bae52b Log: [FIXED JENKINS-17622] Added env vars to single build steps

          Wiki updated.

          kinow Bruno P. Kinoshita added a comment - Wiki updated.

          For the single build steps, the following environment variables have been added:

          • TESTLINK_BUILD_NAME - build name
          • TESTLINK_TESTPLAN_NAME - test plan name
          • TESTLINK_TESTPROJECT_NAME - test project name
          • TESTLINK_TESTCASE_TOTAL - number of test cases

          The names are compatible with the ones used in the iterative build steps, easing to adapt scripts.

          Although test cases could have been added too, as TESTCASE_1_NAME, TESTCASE_2_NAME, etc, having hundreds or thousands of test cases in a build could cause troubles in the server. Thus, the recommended practice is use the single and iterative build steps together when needed, or only the one more applicable for your scenario.

          kinow Bruno P. Kinoshita added a comment - For the single build steps, the following environment variables have been added: TESTLINK_BUILD_NAME - build name TESTLINK_TESTPLAN_NAME - test plan name TESTLINK_TESTPROJECT_NAME - test project name TESTLINK_TESTCASE_TOTAL - number of test cases The names are compatible with the ones used in the iterative build steps, easing to adapt scripts. Although test cases could have been added too, as TESTCASE_1_NAME, TESTCASE_2_NAME, etc, having hundreds or thousands of test cases in a build could cause troubles in the server. Thus, the recommended practice is use the single and iterative build steps together when needed, or only the one more applicable for your scenario.

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            kinow Bruno P. Kinoshita
            has_lisa_stanley Lisa Stanley
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