Unable to log from within class definitions

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Gregory Paciga

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Jun 11, 2021, 4:47:02 PM6/11/21
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I've set up some template utilities for jobs as described here: https://github.com/jenkinsci/job-dsl-plugin/wiki/Real-World-Examples#import-other-files-ie-with-class-definitions-into-your-script

so all my actually job definitions look like:

import templates.TempletizedJob
new TempletizedJob(pipelineJob('myjob'), args)

I would like the TempletizedJob class to be able to log details of what is being configured, with the end goal being that I can use the log of the Job DSL seed job to answer questions like "how many jobs used feature X of TempletizedJob". (where "feature X" isn't something that can't just be easily grepped from the JobDSL definitions themselves).

Naively, I would just use "println" in the TemplatizedJob class, but this results in an error:
ERROR: Scripts not permitted to use staticMethod org.codehaus.groovy.runtime.DefaultGroovyMethods println java.lang.Object java.lang.Object

I've also tried just instantiating a logger directly in the template class per https://github.com/jenkinsci/job-dsl-plugin/wiki/Job-DSL-Commands#logging
but that also throws security exceptions:
org.jenkinsci.plugins.scriptsecurity.sandbox.RejectedAccessException: Scripts not permitted to use staticMethod java.util.logging.Logger getLogger java.lang.String

Even if I pass `out` as an argument in my constructor from the job dsl script, I get:
ERROR: Scripts not permitted to use method java.io.PrintStream println java.lang.String

Is there any supported way of logging from utility classes that are imported into Job DSL scripts?

mohit kumar Sharma

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Jun 13, 2021, 2:06:47 AM6/13/21
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To consume any scripting functionality inside your class, you should have a reference to it. You can pass the `this` from your main DSL script where you are calling your class to your constructor and then internally you will be calling script methods using that ref variable.

Gregory Paciga

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Jun 14, 2021, 5:26:25 PM6/14/21
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Passing "this" results in the same error:
ERROR: Scripts not permitted to use method groovy.lang.Script println java.lang.Object

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