The Puppet Labs Issue Tracker has Moved:

This issue tracker is now in read-only archive mode and automatic ticket export has been disabled. Redmine users will need to create a new JIRA account to file tickets using See the following page for information on filing tickets with JIRA:

Bug #15981

Provider development update for confine/suitability late-binding

Added by Dominic Cleal over 3 years ago. Updated over 3 years ago.

Status:Merged - Pending ReleaseStart date:08/15/2012
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Target version:-
Keywords:provider_development Affected URL:

We've Moved!

Ticket tracking is now hosted in JIRA:


In relation to:

Since #6907, the provider “confines” are late-binding and so can be marked as suitable during a run if dependencies become available. The confine :feature syntax should also be preferred instead of confine :true => Puppet.features as it will allow for optimisations, e.g. #14822.

I’ve already updated the wiki before realising it was now in the docs:

Related issues

Follows Puppet - Bug #14822: Ensure providers can run if features are delivered during... Closed 06/05/2012


#1 Updated by Dominic Cleal over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from Unreviewed to In Topic Branch Pending Review
  • Branch set to

#2 Updated by William Van Hevelingen over 3 years ago

  • Status changed from In Topic Branch Pending Review to Merged - Pending Release

Merged in

Also available in: Atom PDF