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Utility type for use in defined types

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Version information

  • 0.1.1 (latest)
  • 0.1.0
released Sep 15th 2015
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise >=2015.2.0
  • Puppet >=4.2.1
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Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'reidmv-property', '0.1.1'
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puppet module install reidmv-property --version 0.1.1

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reidmv/property — version 0.1.1 Sep 15th 2015

Property

This module provides a utility type for use in creating other defined types. It is a layer of abstraction on top of the basic Exec type, allowing the end user to think in terms of a getter, a setter, and a desired value.

Example

define custom::catfiles (
  $file1_content,
  $file2_content,
) {

  property { "example::type $title file1":
    ensure       => $file1_content,
    get_command  => "/bin/cat /tmp/file1",
    set_command  => "/bin/echo ${file1_content} > /tmp/file1",
  }

  property { "example::type $title file2":
    ensure       => $file2_content,
    get_command  => template('custom/get_file2'),
    set_command  => template('custom/set_file2'),
  }

}

The defined type could then be used as:

custom::catfiles { 'test':
  file1_content => 'cat',
  file2_content => 'tac',
}

Limitations

This is a very early proof of concept module. It is functional, but expect there to be bugs right now. At present it is also implemented as a defined type, though ideally this would be implemented as a native Ruby type.