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Feature #12807

Might be nice if puppet doc had an option to display known nodes that match a regex

Added by Joe McDonagh almost 4 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:Needs More InformationStart date:02/24/2012
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:Joe McDonagh% Done:


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Keywords:puppetdoc doc

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In the current puppet doc output, you just see a collapsed version of a regex like It would be cool if there was some option to print the actual regex, and a list of known nodes that match this regex.


#1 Updated by Chris Price over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Unreviewed to Needs More Information
  • Assignee set to Joe McDonagh

Hi Joe,

Could you possibly provide a bit of sample output for what you’re describing, as well as perhaps a simple example of what you’d like to see?

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