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Feature #7205

Puppet should install example modules out of the box

Added by Anonymous almost 5 years ago. Updated over 4 years ago.

Status:Needs DecisionStart date:04/21/2011
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Nigel Kersten% Done:


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Perhaps a simple manifest/site.pp that includes a trivial base module. Then a couple non-included modules to manage trivial resources.


#1 Updated by Anonymous almost 5 years ago

  • Tracker changed from Bug to Feature

#2 Updated by James Turnbull almost 5 years ago

  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Needs Decision
  • Assignee set to Nigel Kersten

#3 Updated by Nigel Kersten over 4 years ago

For Puppet? I’m not sure this is desired by our user base, but I could be wrong.

#4 Updated by Henrik Lindberg over 4 years ago

Nigel Kersten wrote:

For Puppet? I’m not sure this is desired by our user base, but I could be wrong.

Even as a newbie I would find it irritating if something was just dumped on me. I would be delighted if help told me that there was a command to install a small example though, or even to be given the opportunity to list and select among several examples…

#5 Updated by Henrik Lindberg over 4 years ago

littera praecox nuntium (I am not used to this user interface yet… sorry).

… and it would be very good if it was possible to publish examples on the forge.

#6 Updated by Anonymous over 4 years ago

I think Henrik’s idea is sane as well. My goal is to give a new user an easy bootstrap process. Perhaps a site.pp with a commented line or two, giving commands to install examples from the Forge?

This, of course, requires jumping through hoops to get PMT installed (#6493).

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