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Plugin Information

Plugin ID preSCMbuildstep Changes In Latest Release
Since Latest Release
Latest Release
Latest Release Date
Required Core
0.3 (archives)
Sep 30, 2014
Source Code
Issue Tracking
Open Issues
Chris Johnson (id: cjo9900)
Usage Installations 2014-Mar 1555
2014-Apr 1626
2014-May 1670
2014-Jun 1711
2014-Jul 1794
2014-Aug 1850
2014-Sep 1957
2014-Oct 2043
2014-Nov 2061
2014-Dec 2084
2015-Jan 2192
2015-Feb 2333

This plugin allows build step to run before SCM checkouts so that you perform any build step action on the the workspace, (cleanup, add a file with some settings for the SCM, etc) or call other scripts that need to be run before checking out from the SCM.

Configuration example

This plugin was written to provide a build step point where a perl script can be run after detecting changes in the polling but before the SCM does the checkout. To make it more usable and flexible it was decided to allow any number of build steps to be added and called.

Warnings on the use of this plugin

Be Careful
  • The SCM may modify or remove any files that are in the workspace, before the main build steps.
  • Enviroment variables may not exist at this point, if they are created by other plugins, check using a shell script and the env (unix) or equivalent for your executor system.
  • IMPORTANT: Failed build steps will not cause the job to fail at this point, and all build steps will be called regardless of the result.


Version 0.2 (Feb 19, 2012)

Version 0.1 (Aug 23, 2011)

  • First release


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