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  1. Jenkins
  2. JENKINS-28022

Build description longer than 30 chars has hex zero width space added

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed (View Workflow)
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Component/s: core
    • Labels:
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    • Environment:
      Jenkins 1.596.1, 2.124
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    • Released As:
      Jenkins 2.276

      Description

      We use a Groovy script to write the package version into the build description of a job after it completes. Users then copy this from the Jenkins UI and paste it to perform a deploy. I have discovered occasional strange issues with this where what seems to be a valid version number is not found by our deploy system. Eventually I figured out that Jenkins is inserting a

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      in the string if it exceeds 30 chars. This is invisible (obviously) in the UI but gets captured when the text is selected and copied/pasted (at least with Chrome on MacOS). This is a problem because this copy-paste workflow has been embedded here for several years, and a recent Jenkins upgrade has thrown this entropy into it

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              Reporter:
              owenmehegan Owen Mehegan
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