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Version information

  • 2.0.21 (latest)
  • 2.0.20
  • 2.0.19
  • 2.0.18
  • 2.0.17
  • 2.0.16
  • 2.0.15
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  • 2.0.11
released Aug 12th 2016
This module has been deprecated by its author since Oct 28th 2019.

The reason given was: No longer maintained

The author has suggested puppetlabs-vcsrepo as its replacement.

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Tags: git, example42


example42/git — version 2.0.21 Aug 12th 2016

Deprecation notice

This module was designed for Puppet versions 2 and 3. It should work also on Puppet 4 but doesn't use any of its features.

The current Puppet 3 compatible codebase is no longer actively maintained by example42.

Still, Pull Requests that fix bugs or introduce backwards compatible features will be accepted.

Puppet module: git

This is a Puppet module for git It provides only package installation and file configuration.

Based on Example42 layouts by Alessandro Franceschi / Lab42

Official site:

Official git repository:

Released under the terms of Apache 2 License.

This module requires the presence of Example42 Puppi module in your modulepath.

USAGE - Basic management

  • Install git with default settings

      class { 'git': }
  • Clone a git repo to a local directory

      git::reposync { 'my_app':
        source_url      => '',
        destination_dir => '/opt/myapp',

USAGE - Overrides and Customizations

  • Use custom sources for main config file

      class { 'git':
        source => [ "puppet:///modules/example42/git/git.conf-${hostname}" , "puppet:///modules/example42/git/git.conf" ], 
  • Use custom template for main config file. Note that template and source arguments are alternative.

      class { 'git':
        template => 'example42/git/git.conf.erb',
  • Automatically include a custom subclass

      class { 'git':
        my_class => 'example42::my_git',


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