Status: Resolved (View Workflow)
I recently had a pipeline running, and had to terminate it from the web
interface by clicking on the red "X" icon.
The build did not terminate. At this point, I had to go to:
then I had to scroll all the way to the bottom, and click on:
Click here to forcibly terminate running steps
It took me a long time to figure out that this link even existed.
Can this link be put in a better place?
The current behavior is not intuitive at all from a UI perspective.
JENKINS-33721 Hard kill links could be in the build sidepanel
- is related to
JENKINS-28183 Hard killed job's stage blocks stage in following jobs
+1 - and if the jobs are deleted the links to add /term and /kill to will not be available.
Here is the idea, in certain conditions, this bug does block Jenkins completely, is persistent even system restarts and the affected job may not even have a console. It seems that is impossible to get rid of the blocked jobs and Jenkins doesn't do anything.