20 Jun 2012

Configure Hudson for builds, project dependencies & deploy to repo

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The first step to configure Hudson was to first understand how Grails resolves the library dependencies.

There are two modules nbos-grails-auth which generates a plugin/artifact which is used by nbos-grails-oauth2-provider.

nbos-grails-auth/grails-app/conf/BuildConfig.groovy, if you notice “changing=true” is required at line 32, so that grails tries to get the latest always. but because of a bug GRAILS-7203 in Grails. it doesn’t seem to pull the latest from mavenLocal(), because of this I did face situation where the latest SNAPSHOT wasn’t being pulled from local maven repository (mavenLocal())

grails.project.dependency.resolution = {
    // inherit Grails' default dependencies
    inherits("global") {
    }
    log "warn"
    repositories {
        mavenLocal()
        mavenRepo "http://nexus1.nbostech.com:8081/nexus/content/groups/public"
        grailsCentral()
    }
}

nbos-grails-oauth2-provider/grails-app/conf/BuildConfig.groovy

if(System.getProperty('build')) {
  println "(nbos-grails-oauth2-provider) Running with installed plugins..."
} else {
  println "(nbos-grails-oauth2-provider) Running with inline plugins..."
  // for local dev
  grails.plugin.location.'nbos-grails-auth'="../nbos-grails-auth";
}

grails.project.dependency.resolution = {
    // inherit Grails' default dependencies
    inherits("global") {
    }
    log "warn"
    repositories {
        mavenLocal()
        mavenRepo "http://nexus1.nbostech.com:8081/nexus/content/groups/public"
        grailsCentral()
    }
...
    plugins {
      // Testing
      test ':code-coverage:1.2.5', {
        export = false
      }
      test ':codenarc:0.17', {
        export = false
      }

      // use the snapshot if its on a build host
      if(System.getProperty('build')) {
        compile ( ':nbos-grails-auth:0.0.1-SNAPSHOT' ) {
          changing = true
        }
      }
...
    }
}

created a new method in com.nbos.auth.User.groovy

/**
* to test if a plugin dependency finds this when built
* using -Dbuild=true
* @return
*/
User findThisUser() {
  return this;
}

compiled it

[~/work/nbos-grails-auth(master)]$ grails -Dbuild=true package-plugin
| Loading Grails 2.0.1
(nbos-grails-auth): Running with installed plugins...
| Compiling 2 source files.....
| Plugin packaged grails-nbos-grails-auth-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT.zip
[~/work/nbos-grails-auth(master)]$

Tried running the nbos-oauth2-provider plugin that depends on nbos-grails-auth. as expected it failed because it does not have the new code.

[~/work/nbos-grails-oauth2-provider(oauthmodel)]$ grails -Dbuild=true run-app
Message: groovy.lang.MissingMethodException: No signature of method: com.nbos.auth.User.findThisUser() is applicable for argument types: () values: []
Possible solutions: findUser(java.lang.String, java.lang.String)
Line | Method
->> 300 | evaluateEnvironmentSpecificBlock in grails.util.Environment
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
|   293 | executeForEnvironment            in     ''
|   269 | executeForCurrentEnvironment . . in     ''
|   303 | innerRun                         in java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync

now lets deploy the plugin into artifact repo. Here is the ~/.grails/settings.groovy

[~/work/nbos-grails-auth(master)]$ cat ~/.grails/settings.groovy
// snapshot repo
grails.project.repos.nbossnapshot.url = "http://nexus1.nbostech.com:8081/nexus/content/repositories/nbos-grails-snapshot"
grails.project.repos.nbossnapshot.username = "deploy"
grails.project.repos.nbossnapshot.password = "xx"

// release repo
grails.project.repos.nbos.url = "http://nexus1.nbostech.com:8081/nexus/content/repositories/nbos-grails"
grails.project.repos.nbos.username = "deployment"
grails.project.repos.nbos.password = "xx"

//
grails.project.repos.default = "nbos"
[~/work/nbos-grails-auth(master)]$

Here we install to the maven local repository i.e ~/.m2

[~/work/nbos-grails-auth(master)]$ grails -Dbuild=true maven-deploy --repository=nbossnapshot
| Loading Grails 2.0.1
(nbos-grails-auth): Running with installed plugins...
| Packaging Grails application.....
| Plugin packaged grails-nbos-grails-auth-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT.zip
| POM generated: /Users/vineeln/work/nbos-grails-auth/target/pom.xml...
Maven install complete.
[~/work/nbos-grails-auth(master)]$

and now lets try running it, to my surprise it still failed with the same error, but then when I enabled the “log info” in BuildConfig.groovy, it downloaded the library from repo, why did it not work when log level was at “warn”, could be relate to GRAILS-7203

[~/work/nbos-grails-oauth2-provider(oauthmodel)]$ grails -Dbuild=true run-app
Message: groovy.lang.MissingMethodException: No signature of method: com.nbos.auth.User.findThisUser() is applicable for argument types: () values: []
Possible solutions: findUser(java.lang.String, java.lang.String)
Line | Method
->> 300 | evaluateEnvironmentSpecificBlock in grails.util.Environment
- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
|   293 | executeForEnvironment            in     ''
|   269 | executeForCurrentEnvironment . . in     ''
|   303 | innerRun                         in java.util.concurrent.FutureTask$Sync

after changing log level to “info” it worked (i.e downloaded the SNAPSHOT), now I am not sure how it worked. it needs to be tested again.

[~/work/nbos-grails-oauth2-provider(oauthmodel)]$ grails -Dbuild=true run-app | tee oauth2-provider-run-app-2.txt

| Loading Grails 2.0.1
(nbos-grails-oauth2-provider) Running with installed plugins...
(nbos-grails-auth): Running with installed plugins...
| Configuring classpath
Resolving [build] dependencies...
...
...
downloading /Users/vineeln/.m2/repository/org/grails/plugins/nbos-grails-auth/0.0.1-SNAPSHOT/nbos-grails-auth-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT.zip ...
| Downloading: nbos-grails-auth-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT.zip
| Downloading: nbos-grails-auth-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT.zip.sha1
...
| Server running. Browse to http://localhost:8080/nbos-grails-oauth2-provider

To get around GRAILS bug not pulling the latest SNAPSHOT, on Hudson, I am intentionally clearing the ~/.grails/ivy-cache/ for the related artifact, as seen at line 7 and the screen shot..

GOPTS="-Dgrails.work.dir=../.grails -Dbuild=true";

#
# because of grails bug. http://jira.grails.org/browse/GRAILS-7203. will remove the
# ivy-cache for this project.
find ~/.grails/ivy-cache -name "*nbos-grails-auth-0.0.1-SNAPSHOT.zip" -print | xargs rm

#
grails $GOPTS compile

#
# install to local repository
grails $GOPTS maven-install

and then on the nbos-grails-oauth2-provider that is using the above plugin, I am removing the all the SNAPSHOTS from its “grails.work.dir” defined by “-Dgrails.work.dir=../.grails”

GOPTS="-Dgrails.work.dir=../.grails -Dbuild=true";

# this should force download of SNAPSHOT versions. hopefully??
# it doesnt work, yikes.. (http://jira.grails.org/browse/GRAILS-7203)
find ../.grails -name "*SNAPSHOT*" -print | xargs rm -fr

#
grails $GOPTS --refresh-dependencies compile;

# this is failure.
if [ $? != 0 ]
then
  exit 1;
fi

# code syntax reporting
grails $GOPTS codenarc

#
# executes all the tests in a subshell, otherwise
# the shell was exiting with error.
(
echo "Inside a subshell"
grails -Dgrails.work.dir="../.grails" -Dbuild=true test-app -unit -coverage -xml
)

#
# temporarily mark as a success because the testresults failure is forcing a failure of the build.
exit 0;

At this point we are now able to build both nbos-grails-auth and nbos-grails-oauth2-provider on hudson.

Next steps figure out how to automatically trigger downstream dependent projects…