This version is compatible with:
- Puppet Enterprise 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2017.1.x, 2016.5.x, 2016.4.x
- Puppet >= 4.7.0 < 6.0.0
- , ,
Start using this module
Add this module to your Puppetfile:
Learn more about managing modules with a Puppetfilemod 'brwyatt-flatpak', '0.2.6'
Table of Contents
- Setup - The basics of getting started with flatpak
- Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
- Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
- Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
- Development - Guide for contributing to the module
- Contributors - List of those who've helped to make the module better
This module (optionally) installs Flatpak from the developer's PPA on Launchpad and offers two defined types, one for adding/removing Remotes and another for installing/removing Flatpak applications.
This module was created to allow for managing/installing Flatpak-based application distributions, as some developers have started to move away from more traditional system packages such as apt/deb and rpm/yum, instead leveraging Flatpak's ability to be one-size-fits all.
What flatpak affects
This module (optionally) adds the Flatpak PPA on Launchpad to the system's repository
manage_repo is true - default for Debian family) and installs Flatpak.
Currently, this module only supports Ubuntu and RedHat, but may work with other Debian- based or RedHat-based distributions.
This module requires the
puppetlabs-apt module in order to manage
Apt repos (if
manage_repo is true).
Beginning with flatpak
To install this module, call:
puppet module install brwyatt-flatpak
To install Flatpak for use in your Puppet manifests, simply include it into your manifests.
Installs the Flatpak PPA and installs Flatpak
package_ensure: Ensure value for the Flatpak package. Default: 'installed'
repo_file_name: Optional name for the repo source file. Defaults to the PPA naming scheme to avoid duplicate repository files.
Adds the Gnome SDK remote to Flatpak. Includes the
flatpak class to ensure
Flatpak is installed first.
This class has no parameters.
This type installs (or uninstalls) Flatpak apps.
ensure: If the package should be
arch: The package architecture to be installed. Cannot be used if
branch: The package branch to be installed. Cannot be used if
name: (namevar) The name of the package to be installed (or removed)
ref: The package ref to install. This can be any valid pakcage ref, from simply the package name up to a full Identifier Triple ("name/arch/branch"). Cannot be used if
remote: The name of the remote repo to install the package from. Required if
ensureis "installed" or "present".
If defined, this type will install the package identified in the
parameter. Otherwise, it will attempt to generate an Identifier Triple from
the values of
branch. If no parameters are explicitly defined,
this will result in attempting to install the package with the resource's name
and the remote's default architecture and branch.
This type adds and removes Flatpak remotes.
ensure: If the remote should be
name: (namevar) The name of the remote
location: The location for the remote
true, it specifies that location is a repo config file.
flatpak type. Default provider.
flatpak_remote type. Default provider.
Currently, this module can only install on Debian-based systems and has not been tested on distributions other than Ubuntu 16.04. It may or may not work on other Debian-based distributions, but makes no claims regarding such. This will not currently work at all on RHEL-based systems.
Feel free to file issues in the GitHub issue tracker for the repository, or submit Pull Requests.
I may not have much time to work on (or test) this myself, so help to expand current functionality (especially to make it work for more people) is greatly appreciated and encouraged.
The list of contributors can be found at: https://github.com/brwyatt/puppet-flatpak/graphs/contributors.
All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.
The format is based on Keep a Changelog and this project adheres to Semantic Versioning.
0.2.6 - 2020-10-10
manage_repoparameter to make repo management optional
- Add/claim support for RHEL/CentOS
- Module Hiera for setting defaults conditionally (used by new
0.2.5 - 2019-05-24
- PDK Update
- Travis CI integration
0.2.4 - 2019-05-10
- Ruby style violations (rubocop)
- Add '--assumeyes' to uninstall command
0.2.3 - 2018-12-29
- Detection of installed remotes when remote is down or returning errors
0.2.2 - 2018-07-02
- PDK Update
- Package resource dependency (should be on apt_update not apt::source)
0.2.1 - 2017-11-07
- PDK compatibility
- Manifest unit tests
- Ruby style violations (rubocop)
0.2.0 - 2017-10-12
- New parameters to
flatpaktype's namevar is now
ref. Behavior and expected values remains the same as before.
remoteparameter on the
flatpaktype is now explicitly required when installing a package.
- Made repo source file match PPA naming scheme
- Support for older Facter versions (<3.0.0)
flatpaktype now accepts a full Identifier Triple for
0.1.1 - 2017-09-12
- License format in Module metadata.json
- Unbounded dependency version ranges
0.1.0 - 2017-09-11
- support for Ubuntu (possibly other Debian-based distributions using apt)
- Install Flatpak from developer PPA
- Add/Remove Flatpak remotes
- Install/uninstall Flatpak apps
- puppetlabs-stdlib (>= 4.0.0 < 7.0.0)
- puppetlabs-apt (>= 4.0.0 < 5.0.0)
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