The module installs ruby compiling it from sources

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Version information

  • 0.5.3 (latest)
  • 0.5.2
  • 0.5.1
  • 0.5.0
  • 0.4.0
  • 0.3.2
  • 0.3.1
  • 0.2.1
  • 0.1.1
  • 0.0.2
  • 0.0.1
released Apr 9th 2015
This version is compatible with:
  • CentOS

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gajdaw/ruby — version 0.5.3 Apr 9th 2015

Puppet Module


Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Setup
  3. Usage
  4. Limitations
  5. Development


The module installs ruby compiling it from sources.

Sources are downloaded from:

The commands used to compile and install:

$ cd ruby-X.Y.Z
$ sudo ./configure --disable-install-rdoc
$ sudo make
$ sudo make install

The commands used to install dependencies:

  • Ubuntu 14.04

    sudo apt-get update -y
    sudo apt-get install -y curl make
    sudo apt-get install -y zlib1g-dev libffi-dev
    sudo apt-get install -y openssl libssl-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev
    sudo apt-get install -y libreadline6-dev
    sudo apt-get install -y build-essential


To install the module run:

sudo puppet install module gajdaw-ruby


You can use the module running the following command:

sudo puppet apply -e 'include ruby'

You can also use the class in your manifests like this:

include ruby

Remember that before applying ruby class your system needs to be updated. You can do it using gajdaw-ubuntu and puppetlabs-stdlib classes:

include stdlib
class { ubuntu: stage => setup }
class { ruby: }

The examples are located in examples/ directory.


The module was tested on all the platforms that appear in metadata.json.

The results of tests are available in test-output.txt file.

###Procedure to test




comes from gajdaw-puppet Puppet module. In order to use it you have to install the module:

sudo puppet module install gajdaw-puppet
  • Debian

    • 6.0 (squeeze) (Vagrant box: chef/debian-6.0.8)

      vagrant up
      sudo /etc/puppet/modules/puppet/ squeeze
      sudo puppet apply /etc/puppet/modules/ruby/examples/default.pp
      ruby --version
  • Ubuntu

    • 12.04 (precise) (Vagrant box: ubuntu/precise32)

    • 14.04 (trusty) (Vagrant box: ubuntu/trusty32)

      vagrant up
      sudo /etc/puppet/modules/puppet/
      sudo puppet apply /etc/puppet/modules/ruby/examples/with-update.pp
      ruby --version
  • CentOS

    • 6.5 (Vagrant box: puppetlabs/centos-6.5-64-puppet)

      vagrant up
      sudo puppet apply /etc/puppet/modules/ruby/examples/default.pp
      ruby --version


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