Lets you use "tools" in unusual ways, such as from shell scripts.
View Tool Environment on the plugin site for more information.
About this plugin
See http://issues.jenkins-ci.org/browse/JENKINS-4532 for motivation.
Some screenshots are better than a long discussion:
- This is what you define in Hudson's main config screen:
- This is how you use the plugin in a job:
- This is what you get:
Compared to Custom Tools Plugin the advantage is that you can use the tool in arbitrary ways, not just running an executable from it. In the future these plugins should be merged. SharedObjects Plugin can also be used to achieve this plugin's effect.
1.0 released Feb 15 2010