This plugin lets you define custom personalities like Chuck Norris or Bruce Schneier just by preparing an XML file and a few image files. In this way, you can quickly define your CEO in Hudson and earn some brownie points.
By default, this plugin doesn't ship with any particular persona, so you need to define one before you use. To define a new persona, place your files in the following directory structure:
The image files can be of any image type. The 'success' file is used as a background image for successful builds, the 'failure' file for failed builds, and the 'other' file is used for all the other kinds of builds (such as unstable, aborted, etc.) The icon file should be 16x16, and is used as a small icon placed in front of a quote.
These files can be placed anywhere under $HUDSON_HOME/persona, so long as they are side by side to each other.
The format of the persona.xml file is as follows:
Send an HTTP request to http://yourserver/hudson/reload-persona/ to have Hudson reload your persona on the fly. This is useful when you manually added new ones or new quotes to existing ones.
Create a plugin with your persona.xml and other image files in the top of the .hpi file. This allows you to easily share your persona with the Hudson community.