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disable_caller_module_name

Private classes are hateful for users. This module disables them

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Version information

  • 0.0.1 (latest)
released Jun 25th 2014

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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'bobtfish-disable_caller_module_name', '0.0.1'
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puppet module install bobtfish-disable_caller_module_name --version 0.0.1

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bobtfish/disable_caller_module_name — version 0.0.1 Jun 25th 2014

####Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  4. Development - Guide for contributing to the module

##Overview

Private classes are hateful for users. This module disables them.

##Module Description

This module does horrible horrible things to the puppet internals, and disables the 'caller_module_name' variable, by setting it to the same as the 'module_name' variable.

This stops the 'private class hack' (as shown here: http://www.unixdaemon.net/tools/puppet/protect-internal-puppet-classes.html) and the private() function from puppetlabs/stdlib (which just implements this hack).

NOTE: If you have a legitemate use of the 'caller_module_name' variable, this code will break it!

##Setup

Just include this module in your modulepath

##Limitations

Only currently tested against puppet 3.5.1.

##Development

Patches are welcome! I'd love to support more puppet versions, and to add functionality to be able to disable private classes on a per-module basis.