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  1. Bamboo Data Center
  2. BAM-16970

Fix absolute paths for artifacts being changed to relative paths



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    • Resolution: Fixed
    • 5.12.4,
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      When I set an artifact to /var/lib/docker in a build job's properties, it's changed to a relative path

      Unable to publish artifact [Docker Cache]: the source directory /home/bamboo/bamboo-agent-home/xml-data/build-dir/BB-THING-JOB1/var/lib/docker does not exist.

      Never in any application should a path that starts with / be changed to a relative path. It specifically breaks making artifacts from global operating system cached files, and it also breaks reasonable expectations for relative files in a POSIX environment.

      I was able to get the artifact published with a six ../ in a row, by changing the artifact path to: ../../../../../../var/lib/docker:

      Publishing an artifact: Docker Cache
      Finished publishing of artifact Shared artifact: [Docker Cache], pattern: [**/*] anchored at: [../../../../../../var/lib/docker] in 5s
      Finalising the build...

      However the problem surfaces later during deployment:

      Preparing to download plan result BE-CORE-35 artifact: Shared artifact: [Docker Cache], pattern: [**/*] anchored at: [../../../../../../var/lib/docker]
      Unable to download artifact Shared artifact: [Docker Cache], pattern: [**/*] anchored at: [../../../../../../var/lib/docker]

      Because of this bug, I don't see a way to use artifacts that are outside of the build directory unless they're manually moved inside it.


      • create a symbolic link to an external path inside your build directory.


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              pbruski Przemek Bruski
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