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Hudson deploy-websphere plugin ready to ship

Ready to ship!
Eventually I have decided to go for a new plugin having a dependency with the existing deploy plugin. This, in my opinion, is the best solution because, being WebSphere a proprietary product and being some jar not redistributable there is a needing of a little extra configuration (just copying a couple of proprietary jar on the classpath) at the end of the plugin installation. Anyway more details will be on the wikis (either my personal one and the one of hudson if I can publish my plugin) once I got the right to check-in on the hudson java.net repository.
So hung on for a little while....

Antonio

Hudson and WebSphere

It has been a while I have been playing with Hudson. It is way better than any other integration server I have seen and is crazily simple to extend. I'd love to use it at work but for the moment we are still stucked with Cruise Control. Said that, I think the integration with the "WebSphere world" can be kind of improved.
I mean Hudson war file can be installed on WAS; moreover there are already few WebSphere/IBM plugins as the WAS Builder and the RAD Builder. But either these than the out of the box deploy plugin don't support any WebSphere server. The WAS Builder plugin allow you to deploy on WebSphere but for what I undestood you need to write your own script.
I know WebSphere is a proprietary product and is a kind of closed world, and WAS itself has been defined from Hudson users "exhotic" but, being working with WebSphere for a while, and predicting I'll be working with it for yet another while, I'd like to have an out of the box mechanism to …