Build Keeper Plugin

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Plugin Information

Plugin ID build-keeper-plugin Changes In Latest Release
Since Latest Release
Latest Release
Latest Release Date
Required Core
Apr 16, 2012
token-macro (version:1.5.1)
run-condition (version:0.8)
Source Code
Issue Tracking
Open Issues
Bap (id: bap)
Usage Installations 2013-Apr 619
2013-May 664
2013-Jun 689
2013-Jul 743
2013-Aug 758
2013-Sep 782
2013-Oct 841
2013-Nov 860
2013-Dec 865
2014-Jan 927
2014-Feb 960
2014-Mar 963

Change log


  • Automatically mark builds as "keep forever" to prevent them from being removed when using "discard old builds"
  • Use the Policy extension point to define your own policies for selecting builds to keep


This plugin is compatible with Jenkins 1.408+


This plugin can be installed from the Plugin Manager (Manage Jenkins > Manage Plugins) under "Build Wrappers".

To install manually, download the latest plugin from and use the Upload Plugin option in the Advanced tab of the Plugin Manager.

Change log

1.3 (16/04/2012)

  • Add a policy that evaluates Run Conditions and keeps the build if the build step would have run
  • Now requires Jenkins 1.408 (from 1.396)

1.2 (11/01/2012)

  • Add a policy to keep the first failed build in a run of consecutive failed builds

1.1 (19/07/2011)

  • Add "Keep the first successful build every x days" to keep at least one build every so many days

1.0 (18/07/2011)

  • Initial release
Questions, Comments, Bugs and Feature Requests
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To report a bug or request an enhancement to this plugin please create a ticket in JIRA.


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