Category Archives: Build Management & Tools

List of build automation software

Make-based tools     distcc     GNU make, a widely used make implementation with a large set of extensions     make, a classic Unix build tool     mk, developed originally for Version 10 Unix and Plan 9, and ported to Unix as part of plan9port     MPW Make, developed for Mac OS Classic and similar to… Read More »

Hardware for The Build Lab

The build lab should include some high-end hardware for building the applications. Because the entire team depends on the results of a build, the high-end computers ensure that the build is completed as quickly as possible. Furthermore, you can use high-speed network equipment to push bits around from source control to build machines to release… Read More »

Tag SVN “Nightly” Builds with CruiseControl.Net

rajeshkumar created the topic: Tag SVN “Nightly” Builds with CruiseControl.Net How would I do a nightly or other scheduled build for CruiseControl.NET without having a duplicate project? In my current config, every 60 seconds, I am checking out the trunk using Subversion, running MSBuild, then either NUnit or MSTest. I would like to commit back… Read More »

New Setup issues of CruseControl

scmuser created the topic: New Setup issues of CruseControl Connectforu Config Tab Issues Hi, I have cruise contriol and when i navigated to Connectforu and click in Config Tab, i got following issues, plz guide me. HTTP ERROR: 500 javax.naming.ServiceUnavailableException [Root exception is java.rmi.ConnectException: Connection refused to host:; nested exception is: Connection refused:… Read More »

Unregister Issues in JMX Interface

scmuser created the topic: Unregister Issues in JMX Interface Hi, I am just learning Cruise Control. I access http://localhost:8000/ link and click on un-register and then this Page is disappeared. Can you guide me how to reset this back to earlier state? scmuser replied the topic: Re:Unregister Issues in JMX Interface Hi I got this… Read More »

Msbuild slower than devenv

scmuser created the topic: msbuild slower than devenv Hi, I’m experiencing performance inconsistencies with regards to build duration when building a VS2008 solution file with either devenv or msbuild from command line. My solution contains both C# and C++ projects, and I have these results: devenv.exe (either command line or within the ide): 7 minutes… Read More »

Build Archive Policy

sgoldstein created the topic: Build Archive Policy I wanted to get some input from the SCM community regarding build archiving. When using either a CI or nightly build approach, a number of builds are generated during a release. How do people generally define a retention policy for retaining builds on disk? Once the retention policy… Read More »

MSBuild Tool

rambabu1683 created the topic: MSBuild Tool Hi guys, i am new to this forum. can anyone help me about MSBUILD tool with small examples? Warm Regards, Rambabu.M rajeshkumar replied the topic: MSBuild Tool These quicks urls might help you……ous-integration.html Regards, Rajesh Kumar Twitt me @