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Jenkins Pipeline: parallel and waitUntil, waiting until the other branch finishes

Posted by Admin • Monday, January 22. 2018 • Category: DevOps
Let's say that for the sake of speed, you are running two slow things in parallel:

parallel one: {
    node {
        sh "sleep 15"
    }
}, two: {
    node {
        //slow part:
        sh "sleep 10"  

        // now do something that needs "one" to finish.  There is a good chance that this will run too soon...
        sh 'wget http://something' //for example
    }
}
 

The problem, obviously, is that you can't be sure that the wget will run after part one finishes. (Let's assume that part one creates the file).

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