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
1.3 (archives)
Apr 16, 2012
token-macro (version:1.5.1)
run-condition (version:0.8)
Source Code
Issue Tracking
Pull Requests
Open Issues
Pull Requests
Bap (id: bap)
Usage Installations 2014-Nov 1285
2014-Dec 1299
2015-Jan 1346
2015-Feb 1413
2015-Mar 1489
2015-Apr 1504
2015-May 1496
2015-Jun 1523
2015-Jul 1579
2015-Aug 1550
2015-Sep 1641
2015-Oct 1649

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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